Oklahoma Farm Report masthead graphic with wheat on the left and cattle on the right.
Howdy Neighbors!
Ron Hays, Director of Farm and Ranch Programming, Radio Oklahoma Ag Network  |  2401 Exchange Ave, Suite F, Oklahoma City, Ok 73108  |  (405) 601-9211


Agricultural News

2020 Winter Wheat Crop Plantings Steady in the Southern Great Plains Versus 2019

Sat, 11 Jan 2020 13:28:29 CST

2020 Winter Wheat Crop Plantings Steady in the Southern Great Plains Versus 2019 The USDA released their 2020 Winter Wheat and Canola Seedings report on Friday- and Winter wheat Planted area for harvest in 2020 is estimated at 30.8 million acres, down one percent from 2019 and down five percent from 2018. This represents the second lowest UnitedStates acreage on record.

While the southern Plains Hard Red Wheat plantings were even with 2019- the overall Hard Red Winter wheat seeded area is expected to total 21.8million acres, down 3percent from 2019. Planted acreage is down from last year north of Kansas-Oklahoma-Texas. The largest increases in planted acreage are estimated in Texas while the largest decreases are estimated in Colorado and Montana. Record low acreage was seeded in Nebraska and Utah.

In the case of the Oklahoma HRW plantings- the 2020 planting total is 4.2 million acres, even with the 2019 planting total. Likewise, Kansas farmers report planting 6.9 million acres- the same number as reported a year ago for the 2019 crop. Texas wheat plantings jumped nine percent up from both 2019 and 2018 at 4.9 million acres.

Finally- This report contains the first estimate of 2020 canola seedings for Kansas and Oklahoma. Acres seeded in Kansas and Oklahoma for 2020 harvest are estimated at a combined 27,000 acres, a decline of 58 percent, or 37,000 acres, from 2019. If realized, planted acreages in both States would represent a new record low. Winter Canola has become irrelevant to most Oklahoma and Kansas producers.

To review the complete report- click or tap here.



WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI


Top Agricultural News

  • Oklahoma Grain Elevator Cash Bids as of 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 17, 2020  Sat, 18 Jan 2020 10:35:51 CST
  • Friday, January 17, 2020 Market Wrap-Up with Justin Lewis  Fri, 17 Jan 2020 15:03:22 CST
  • Michael Peters of Okarche Named Secretary-Treasurer for U.S. Wheat Associates   Fri, 17 Jan 2020 13:32:52 CST
  • Cattle Industry Will Provide Watchful Eye as US and Chinese Trade Officials Work to End Non Scientific Trade Barriers for US Beef  Fri, 17 Jan 2020 12:26:35 CST
  • A Positive Week for the Beef Industry Concerning Trade   Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:36:50 CST
  • Alltech Launches Relief Effort for Australian Farmers  Fri, 17 Jan 2020 09:06:38 CST
  • Friday Preopening Market Update with Dave Lanning  Fri, 17 Jan 2020 08:31:09 CST
  • Atop the RON Rural Soapbox - Former Secretary John Block  Fri, 17 Jan 2020 08:30:09 CST

  • More Headlines...


    Ron salutes our daily email sponsors!

    Oklahoma City Farm Show KIS FUTURES, INC. Oklahoma Ag Credit Oklahoma Farm Bureau National Livestock Credit Ag Mediation Program P&K Equipment AFR Insurance Stillwater Milling Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association

    Our Road to Rural Prosperity sponsors!


    Search OklahomaFarmReport.com

    © 2008-2020 Oklahoma Farm Report
    Email Ron   |   Newsletter Signup   |    Current Spots   |    Program Links

    WebReady powered by WireReady® Inc.