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Compared with last year, planted acreage intentions are up or unchanged across all states with the exception of Missouri and Oklahoma. The largest increase is expected in North Dakota where farmers intend to plant a record high 5.65 million acres, an increase of one million acres from 2013. Compared with last year, large increases in planted area are also expected in Minnesota and Nebraska. If realized, the planted area in Nebraska, New York, Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Wisconsin will also be the largest on record.