Tennessee Farmers Planting More Corn, Soybeans, Cotton

Author: Chuck Danehower, Extension Area Specialist - Farm Management Comments Off on Tennessee Farmers Planting More Corn, Soybeans, Cotton

RELEASED: June 29, 2018

Tennessee Farmers Planting More Corn, Soybeans, Cotton

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released its Acreage and Grain Stocks reports today, based on the June Area and June Agricultural Surveys conducted earlier this month. “Tennessee producers plan for increased acreages of corn, soybeans, cotton and hay in 2018,” said Debra Kenerson, Tennessee State Statistician. “All types of tobacco acreages are expected to decline, with burley taking the largest impact, decreasing 3,000 acres from 2017 and even showing a 500-acre decrease from producers’ March 2018 expectations.” Continue reading at June 29 Acreage Report.

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