Less Sugarcane Sown



WASHINGTON - Jun 29/18 - SNS -- Harvested area of sugarcane for sugar and seed in the United States is forecast at 885,300 acres for the 2018 crop year, down 2% from last year, according to the USDA's seeded area estimates for this year.

Sugarcane for Sugar and Seed Area Harvested - States and United States: 2017 and 2018
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                          :                          Area harvested
           State          :-------------------------------------------------------------------
                          :              2017               :             2018 1/
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                          :                            1,000 acres
                          :
Florida ..................:              412.7                             415.2
Louisiana ................:              449.6                             430.0
Texas ....................:               41.8                              40.1
                          :
United States ............:              904.1                             885.3
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1/ Forecasted.