A total of 10 million acres were reported as prevented plant acres nationwide this year. That’s half the level seen last year when PP acres set a record of 20 million acres. According to the Farm Service Agency, North Dakota had 3.2 million acres of prevented plant this year. South Dakota has 1.6 million acres and Minnesota’s PP total was 271,000 acres. A year ago, North Dakota reported 855,000 acres of prevented plant. The 2019 total was 1.17 million acres in Minnesota and 4 million acres in South Dakota.