NEWS
FSA Updates Acreage Data
Katie Micik DTN Markets Editor
Tue Sep 17, 2013 03:18 PM CDT

DAVENPORT, Iowa (DTN) -- Farmers were prevented from planting 3.57 million acres of corn and 1.69 ma of soybeans, according to the latest certified acreage data from USDA.

That's a slight increase from the Farm Services Agency's August calculation of 3.4 ma of corn and 1.62 ma of soybeans prevented planting acreage. FSA made the largest increase in wheat prevented planting acreage, boosting it to 1.98 ma from 1.74 ma last month.

USDA made minimal revisions to Iowa prevented planting acreage from August, increasing corn by 710 acres to 613,967 acres and soybeans by 31 acres to 106,381 acres.

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