FAO/GIEWS - Food Outlook May/June 1997 Table A.11

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Table A.11 - UNITED STATES:
PLANTED ACREAGE FOR 1997 SPRING CROPS


1997 Planted acreage Change 1997 over 1996
1997 Planted acreage Change 1997 over 1996

(million ha.) (percentage)
(million ha) (percentage)
Coarse grains

Other Crops




Wheat 28.00 -8.5
Maize 32.95 2.4 - winter (19.52) (-7.2)
Sorghum 4.40 -17.6 - spring (8.48) (-11.4)
Oats 2.14 13.5 Rice 1.17 2.2
Barley 2.85 1.8 Soybean 27.84 7.2

All cotton 5.86 -1.2
TOTAL 42.34 0.1 Sunflowerseed 1.24 19.8

SOURCE: USDA: Prospective Plantings, 31 March 1997.
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