Winter wheat production in Wisconsin is forecast at 11.2 million bushels, 21 percent below last year’s 14.2 million bushels according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Crop Production report. Based on conditions as of July 1, the State’s winter wheat yield is forecast at 66 bushels per acre, down 5 bushels from last year. Wisconsin winter wheat growers intend to harvest 170,000 acres for grain, down 15 percent from 2018.
Oat production is forecast at 8.06 million bushels, up 47 percent from 2018. The expected yield is 62 bushels per acre, up 1 bushel from the previous year. The area expected to be harvested for grain totals at 130,000 acres is up 44 percent from 2018.
The forecasts in this report are based on July 1 conditions and do not reflect weather effects since that time. The next crop production forecasts, based on conditions as of August 1, will be released on August 12.
Winter wheat production is forecast at 1.29 billion bushels, up 1 percent from the June 1 forecast and up 9 percent from 2018. As of July 1, the United States yield is forecast at 51.8 bushels per acre, up 1.3 bushels from last month and up 3.9 bushels from last year’s average yield of 47.9 bushels per acre. The area expected to be harvested for grain or seed totals 24.9 million acres, unchanged from the Acreage report released on June 28, 2019, but up 1 percent from last year.
Oats production is forecast at 61.6 million bushels, up 15 percent from 2018 for comparable States. Growers expect to harvest 909,000 acres for grain or seed, unchanged from the Acreage report released on June 28, 2019, but up 10 percent from 2018 for comparable States. Based on conditions as of July 1, the average yield for the United States is forecast at 67.8 bushels per acre, up 2.5 bushels from 2018 for comparable States.