Corn, cotton, soybeans, and wheat were down for the week.
On Friday, the USDA released several reports that were delayed due to the partial government shut down. Highlights of key reports are presented be-low. Additional WASDE report details and analysis can be found at: Monthly Crop Comments.
Winter Wheat and Canola Seedings
Nationally, winter wheat planted acres were estimated at 31.29 million acres, down 3.8% compared to 2018. U.S. winter wheat acres planted were estimated to be the lowest since 1909. In Tennessee, winter wheat planted was estimated at 330,000 acres, down 50,000 from 2018. Lower planted acres in Tennessee was largely due to wet conditions that delayed soybean harvest and limited fall/winter field work. Continue reading at Tennessee Market Highlights.