95 Million Acres of Corn in 2020?

As attention shifts to the 2020 planting season, questions about U.S. acreage – and the potential for the more than 95 million acres of corn- will come into focus. On the one hand, 95 million would be a substantial increase over the 90 million acres planted in recent years. On the other hand, 95 million is a significant step back from the 100 million acres pondered and rumored last summer. In this week’s post, we’ll consider the potential for the U.S. to plant 95 million acres of corn in 2020. (more…)