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Record area for U.S. major crops

02/24/2012 @ 7:12am

Data from 2012 USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum, 
February 24, 2012. 
         2012/13 Forecast 
U.S. Wheat 
Planting              58 million acres 
Production         2.165 billion bushels 
Exports              975 million bushels 
Yield               44.5 bushels/acre 
Ending Stocks        957 million bushels 
Average Price $6.30 a bushel 
U.S. Corn 
Planting              94 million acres 
Production         14.27 billion bushels 
Exports              1.9 billion bushels 
Yield                164 bushels/acre 
For Ethanol         4.95 billion bushels 
Ending Stocks      1.616 billion bushels 
Average Price $5 a bushel 
U.S. Soybeans 
Planting              75 million acres 
Production          3.25 billion bushels 
Exports             1.55 billion bushels 
Yield               43.9 bushels/acre 
Ending Stocks        205 million bushels 
Average Price $11.50 a bushel 
U.S. Cotton 
Planting              13 million acres 
Production            17 million bales 
Exports               12 million bales 
Mill Use             3.5 million bales 
Ending Stocks        5.3 million bales 
Average Price $0.80 a pound 
U.S. Rice 
Planting             2.8 million acres 
Production           196 million hundredweight 
Exports               95 million hundredweight 
Ending Stocks       34.5 million hundredweight 
Average Price $14.70 per hundredweight 
U.S. Beet Sugar 
Production         4.793 million short tons 
U.S. Cane Sugar 
Production         3.507 million short tons 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

February 24, 2012 07:32 ET (12:32 GMT)

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