USDA: 🌽 Corn planted acreage down 3% from 2023, soybean acreage up 3% from last year

June 28th, 2024

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) estimated 91.5 million acres of corn planted in the United States for 2024, down 3% from last year, according to the Acreage report released today.

Soybean area planted is estimated at 86.1 million acres, up 3% from last year.

Following up on the Prospective Plantings report released in March, NASS surveyed approximately 9,000 segments of land and nearly 64,000 farm operators during the first two weeks of June to gather information on what farmers actually planted.