Little Change in Sugarbeet Area



WASHINGTON - Jun 30/20 - SNS -Area planted to sugarbeets for the 2020 crop year is estimated at 1.15 million acres, up 1% from 2019, according to the USDA's seeded area estimate for 2020.

Harvested area is forecast at 1.13 million acres, up 15% from last year.

Sugarbeet Area Planted and Harvested - States and United States: 2019 and 2020
[Relates to year of intended harvest in all States except California]
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              :          Area planted           :         Area harvested
     State    :-------------------------------------------------------------------
              :      2019      :      2020      :      2019      :    2020 1/
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              :                            1,000 acres
              :
California 2/ :       24.5             24.4            24.5              24.4
Colorado .....:       25.1             24.5            24.4              24.0
Idaho ........:      171.0            168.0           165.0             166.0
Michigan .....:      146.0            154.0           145.0             152.0
Minnesota ....:      424.0            432.0           336.0             420.0
Montana ......:       41.8             42.8            36.5              42.6
Nebraska .....:       44.0             46.3            42.1              45.8
North Dakota .:      212.0            214.0           170.0             211.0
Oregon .......:       10.0              9.1             9.8               9.0
Washington ...:        2.0              1.8             2.0               1.8
Wyoming ......:       31.6             31.0            24.0              30.2
              :
United States :    1,132.0          1,147.9           979.3           1,126.8
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1/ Forecasted.
2/ Relates to year of planting for overwintered beets in southern California.