Adoption of genetically engineered corn in the United States, by trait, 2000-17

An area chart with 3 components showing the distribution of planted acres of corn among Bt only, HT only, and stacked-trait GE varieties from 2000-17.

Percent of planted acres

Year Bt only Stacked (Bt and HT) HT only
2000 18 1 6
2001 18 1 7
2002 22 2 9
2003 25 4 11
2004 27 6 14
2005 26 9 17
2006 25 15 21
2007 21 28 24
2008 17 40 23
2009 17 46 22
2010 16 47 23
2011 16 49 23
2012 15 52 21
2013 5 71 14
2014 4 76 13
2015 4 77 12
2016 3 76 13
2017 3 77 12

Source: USDA, Economic Research Service using data from USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service, June Agricultural Survey.