Modest Gain in Millet Seedings



WASHINGTON - Jun 30/20 - SNS --Area planted to proso millet in 2020 is estimated at 511,000 acres, up 5,000 acres from 2019, according to the USDA's seeded area estimate for 2020.

Colorado planted acreage is up from last year, while acreage in Nebraska and South Dakota is down.

Proso Millet Area Planted and Harvested - States and United States:
2019 and 2020
[Blank data cells indicate estimation period has not yet begun]
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                :         Area planted          :        Area harvested
      State     :---------------------------------------------------------------
                :     2019      :     2020      :     2019      :    2020 1/
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                :                          1,000 acres
                :
Colorado .......:      340             370             320
Nebraska .......:      115              95             106
South Dakota ...:       51              46              39
                :
United States ..:      506             511             465
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1/ Estimates to be released January 2021 in the "Crop Production Summary."