A Summary of the USDA’s Prospective Planting and Grain Stocks Report with Profitability Update

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A Summary of the USDA’s Prospective Planting and Grain Stocks Report

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Profitability Update

March 29, 2018

On March 29, 2018, the USDA released the Prospective Plantings and Grain Stocks reports. The Prospective Plantings report provides projections for planted acreage for specified commodities. The projections provide an initial estimate of planted acreage (and potential production) for primary row crops. Below is a summary of the 2018 report projections and 2012-2017 March projections and final planted acreage estimates for corn, soybeans, cotton, and wheat, nationally and for Tennessee. Continue reading at ProspectivePlantingsGrainStocks032918.

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