Corn acres

Arkansas farmers are planting 810,000 acres in corn this season.

Current planting estimates have been issued for Arkansas crops.

Arkansas corn planted area for all purposes is estimated at 810,000 acres, up 150,000 acres from a year ago but down 20,000 acres from March planting intentions.

Upland cotton planted acres is estimated at 580,000, up 95,000 acres from a year ago but unchanged from March planting intentions.

All hay expected to be harvested is estimated at 1.18 million acres, down 20,000 acres from a year ago and down 37,000 acres from March intentions.

Oats for all purposes planted acres is estimated at 5,000 acres, down 5,000 acres from 2018 and down 3,000 acres from March planting intentions.

Peanuts planted area is estimated at 45,000 acres, up 19,000 acres from a year ago and up 20,000 acres from March planting intentions.

All rice planted area for 2019 is estimated at 1.30 million acres, down 140,000 acres from a year ago and down 100,000 acres from March planting intentions. Breakout is 1.14 million acres for long grain, 160,000 acres for medium grain, and 1,000 acres for short grain.

Soybeans planted area is estimated at 3.00 million acres, down 280,000 acres from a year ago and down 100,000 acres from March planting intentions.

Winter wheat planted acres is estimated at 100,000 acres, down 75,000 acres from a year ago but up 10,000 acres from March estimates.

Wheat acres intended to be harvested for grain this year is estimated at 60,000, down 35,000 acres from the 2018 harvest.

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