According to NASS, winter wheat production across the three Northwest states is up 64% year-over-year, while spring wheat production is up 36% for Washington and Idaho.

Based on July 1st conditions, Idaho’s winter wheat production is forecast at 65.5 million bushels, down 5% from June 1st, but up 44% from this time last year.  Harvested area, at 720,000 acres, is up 80,000 acres from 2021. Yield is expected to be 91 bushels per acre, up 20 bushels from 2021.

Oregon winter wheat production is forecast at 46.5 million bushels, up 4% from last month and up 46% year-over-year.  Harvested area, at 715,000 acres, is up 10,000 acres from 2021. Yield is expected to be 65 bushels per acre, up 20 bushels from the previous year.

Winter wheat production in Washington is forecast at 131 million bushels, down 1% over the past month, but up 84% from 2021’s numbers.  Harvested area, at 1.79 million acres, is up 100,000 acres from 2021. Yield is expected to be 73 bushels per acre, up 31 bushels from the previous year.

When it comes to spring wheat production, Idaho is forecast at 41.4 million bushels, up 35% year-over-year.  Harvested area, at 450,000 acres, is down 35,000 acres from 2021. Yield is expected to be 92 bushels per acre, up 29 bushels from 2021.

While Washington’s spring wheat production is forecast at 22.3 million bushels, up 38% from this time last year.  Harvested area, at 465,000 acres, is down 75,000 acres from 2021. Yield is expected to be 48 bushels per acre, up 18 bushels from the previous year.

Idaho barley production is forecast at 62.2 million bushels, up 43% from last year. Harvested area, at 560,000 acres, is up 70,000 acres from 2021.  Yield is expected to be 111 bushels per acre, up 22.0 bushels from 2021. Washington barley production is forecast at 5.85 million bushels, up 120% from last year. Harvested area, at 75,000 acres, is up 5,000 acres from 2021. Yield is expected to be 78 bushels per acre, up 40 bushels from the previous year.

When it comes to oat production, Idaho is forecast at 1.17 million bushels, up 25% from last year.  Harvested area, at 13,000 acres, is unchanged from 2021.  Yield is expected to be 90 bushels per acre, up 18 bushels from 2021. Oregon oat production is forecast at 450,000 bushels, up 21 percent from last year. Harvested area, at 6,000 acres, is unchanged from 2021. Yield is expected to be 75.0 bushels per acre, up 13.0 bushels from the previous year.

 

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