North Dakota soybean acreage totaled 5.9 million acres, down nearly 20 percent from 2021. Corn acreage is estimated at 3 million acres, down 27 percent from one year ago. A total of 5.4 million acres was devoted to spring wheat in North Dakota, down two percent. More acres are devoted to sunflowers with oil sunflower acreage up 48 percent and non-oil sunflowers up 62 percent. Barley acreage is up nearly 20 percent. North Dakota farmers planted 1.6 million acres of canola, down ten percent. The planted area for dry edible beans is down 12 percent.
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