At the USDA Agricultural Outlook Conference, corn acreage was forecast to be 92 million acres for the year ahead. That compares to just over 89 million acres this past year. Soybean acreage is expected to total 85 million acres, down from 89.2 million acres one year ago. The area planted to wheat is estimated at 47 million acres, down 800,000 acres from 2018.
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