U.S. Pea Seedings Off 14%



WASHINGTON - Jun 30/20 - SNS - Field pea seedings in the United States r is expected to total 947,000 acres, down 14% from the previous season, according to the USDA's seeded area estimate for 2020.

Area harvested is forecast to total 902,000 acres, also down 14% from 2019. If realized, North Dakota's planted and harvested acreage will be the lowest since 2014. Planted area in Montana is expected to be down 15%, or 80,000 acres, from the previous season.

Dry Edible Pea Area Planted and Harvested - States and United States: 2019 and 2020
[Wrinkled seed peas and Austrian winter peas included]
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                :          Area planted           :         Area harvested
      State     :-------------------------------------------------------------------
                :      2019      :      2020      :      2019      :    2020 1/
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                :                            1,000 acres
                :
Idaho ..........:       29.0            29.0              27.0            28.0
Montana ........:      530.0           450.0             500.0           420.0
Nebraska .......:       31.0            36.0              29.0            34.0
North Dakota ...:      425.0           325.0             410.0           315.0
South Dakota ...:       16.0            12.0              15.0            11.0
Washington .....:       72.0            95.0              71.0            94.0
                :
United States ..:    1,103.0           947.0           1,052.0           902.0
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1/ Forecasted.