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Barn Media 7-5-11: NASS to Resurvey Planted Acreage in Four States

Brian Allmer

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will collect updated information on 2011 acres planted to corn, soybeans, Durum and other spring wheat in four states. Farm Futures Market Analyst Arlan Suderman says it’s been widely anticipated that USDA’s June 30 acreage estimates would be suspect and that the numbers released Thursday were based on surveys done in early June – when many farmers remained hopeful that they could still get their crops planted…

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will collect updated information on 2011 acres planted to corn, soybeans, Durum and other spring wheat in four states. Farm Futures Market Analyst Arlan Suderman says it’s been widely anticipated that USDA’s June 30 acreage estimates would be suspect and that the numbers released Thursday were based on surveys done in early June – when many farmers remained hopeful that they could still get their crops planted…