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Corn Planted Acreage Up 3 Percent from 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) estimated 80.0 million acres of soybeans planted in the United States for 2019, down 10 percent from last year, according to the Acreage report released today. Corn area planted is estimated at 91.7 million acres, up 3 percent from last year.

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