2019 Illinois Prospective Plantings Report
Fri, 29 Mar 2019 14:02:29 CDT
Corn growers intend to plant 11.2 million acres in 2019, up 2 percent from 2018. Soybean planted area is expected to total 10.5 million acres, down 3 percent from the previous year. Winter wheat area seeded last fall is estimated at 600,000 acres, the same as the previous year. Area planted to oats is expected to total 45,000 acres, up 13 percent from 2018. Producers intend to harvest 500,000 acres of all hay in 2019, up 6 percentfrom last year.
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