Total planted acreage for major crops in Oklahoma is up 6 percent from last year, according to the Oklahoma Grain Stocks report issued today by the USDA-NASS Oklahoma Field Office. Wheat, oats, peanuts, canola, and sunflowers, show an increase in planted acreage, but corn sorghum, cotton, and soybeans decreased from last year.
Wheat planted acres are estimated at 5.4 million acres, up 6 percent from 2011. Acres harvested for grain, at 4.2 million, are up 31 percent from last year.
Oats planted acreage is estimated at 75,000 acres, up 114 percent from last year. Acres harvested for grain ae forecast at 17,000 are up 240 percent from 2011.
Rye plantings are estimated at 260,000 acres, unchanged from 2011. Harvested acres, at 60,000, are 9 percent above last year.
Cotton planted acreage is forecast at 330,000 acres, down 20 percent from last year. The first harvested acreage forecast of the year will be issued on August 10, 2012.
Corn planted acres are forecast at 370,000 acres, down 3 percent from 2011. Acres harvested for grain, at 330,000, are up 74 percent from last year.
Sorghum planted acres are forecast at 240,000 acres, down 20 percent from 2011. Acres harvested for grain, at 200,000, are up 150 percent from last year.
Soybean planted acreage is forecast at 410,000 acres, down 7 percent from 2011. Harvested acres are expected to total 380,000 acres, 43 percent above last year.
Peanut planted acreage is forecast at 28,000, 17 percent above last year. Harvested acres are expected to total 26,000, up 18 percent from 2011.
All hay acreage is forecast at 2.9 million, up 16 percent from 2011. Alfalfa hay, at 200,000 acres, are unchanged from last year. All
other hay is forecast at 2.7 million acres, up 17 percent from last year.
Survey results are based on Oklahoma farmers and ranchers reports from the June Agricultural Survey conducted during the first two weeks of June 2012.
OKLAHOMA GRAIN STOCKS DOWN 5 PERCENT FROM LAST YEAR
Wheat stored in all positions on June 1, 2012, totaled 58.3 million bushels, down 5 percent from last year, according to the Oklahoma Grain Stocks report also issued today. Wheat stored in off-farm locations comprised almost all of the total stocks.
Off-farm corn stocks totaled 3.7 million bushels, down 63 percent from a year ago.
Off-farm sorghum stocks totaled 913 thousand bushels, down 69 percent from 2011.
Oats stocks stored in commercial facilities on June 1, 2012, totaled 68 thousand bushels down 25 percent from a year ago.
This report was based on reports from Oklahoma farmers and commercial storage facilities.
Both of these Oklahoma reports can be view online at: www.nass.usda.gov/ok under "Recent Reports." The national database,
Quick Stats, and all USDA-NASS reports are also available on the agency’s web site. For more information on NASS surveys and reports, call the USDA-NASS Oklahoma Field Office at 800-525-9226.
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