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Wheat Numbers

Wheat Numbers
South Dakota Seeds 850,000 Acres of Wheat
Sd Ag Connection - January 15, 2018

UNDATED - Winter wheat seeded area for 2018 is estimated at 850,000 acres, down from last year's seeded area of 910,000 acres, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

U.S. winter wheat planted area for harvest in 2018 is estimated at 32.6 million acres, down less than 1 percent from 2017 and down 10 percent from 2016. This represents the second lowest United States acreage on record. Seedings, which began in early September, remained behind the 5-year average seeding pace through early November when seeding was mostly complete.



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