Farmers plant more corn, soybeans and cotton
Soybeans planted in Tennessee were estimated at 1.75 million acres, an increase of 60,000 acres from 2017. Acres harvested for grain, at 1.72 million acres, was 60,000 acres more than acres a year ago. U.S. soybean planted area for 2018 was estimated at 89.6 million acres, a decrease of 1 percent from last year. Area for harvest, at 88.9 million acres, was down 1 percent from 2017.
Updated Jul 17, 2018 at 6:45 PM