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USDA says monthly U.S. FSA acreage data delayed

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency (FSA) plans to release crop subsidy and prevented plantings data for U.S. crops to Nov. 1 at 11 a.m. EST (1600 GMT), several hours later than expected, the agency said in a statement on Friday.

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency (FSA) plans to release crop subsidy and prevented plantings data for U.S. crops to Nov. 1 at 11 a.m. EST (1600 GMT), several hours later than expected, the agency said in a statement on Friday.

The agency releases updated acreage figures each month.

"Our apologies that the Crop Acreage Data was not ready for the prescribed 6 a.m. posting this morning," the statement said, offering no further explanation.

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