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Informa: Record 2014 Bean Acreage
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Nov 15, 2013 01:35 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- U.S. farmers remain on track to plant more winter wheat and soybeans, while dialing back slightly on corn, private analytical firm Informa Economics said in its November spring acreage update Friday.

Winter wheat seedings are projected to total 43.1 million acres, up about 280,000 acres from Informa's October estimate and about 16,000 above last year.

DTN Grains Analyst Todd Hultman said the forecast is a reflection of improved weather conditions for winter wheat.

"The winter wheat acre estimate of 43.1 million acres is basically the same as a year ago, but up modestly from last month's estimate ...

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