The USDA released its annual Prospective Plantings Report today and producers intend to plant a record high 1.93 million acres to canola in 2017, up 12 percent from 2016. Compared with last year, planted area is expected to increase in all major States, with Kansas, Montana, Oklahoma, and Oregon all increasing by more than 70 percent from last year. Planted area in North Dakota, the leading canola-producing State, is estimated at 1.50 million acres, up 3 percent from last year. If realized, planted area in Kansas, Montana, and North Dakota will be record highs.

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Last Modified: March 31, 2017