Winter wheat production in Wisconsin is forecast at 9.23 million bushels, 4% below last year’s 9.60 million bushels according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Crop Production report. Based on conditions as of June 1, the State’s winter wheat yield is forecast at 71.0 bushels per acre, up 1.0 bushel from the May 1 forecast and up 7.0 bushels per acre from last year. Wisconsin winter wheat growers intend to harvest 130,000 acres for grain, down 13% from 2019.
The estimates in this report are based on June 1 conditions and do not reflect weather effects since that time. The next crop production forecast, based on conditions as of July 1, will be released on July 10.
Winter wheat production is forecast at 1.27 billion bushels, up 1% from the May 1 forecast but down 3% from 2019. As of June 1, the United States yield is forecast at 52.1 bushels per acre, up 0.4 bushel from last month but down 1.5 bushels from last year’s average yield of 53.6 bushels per acre