Wisconsin Grain Forecast Shows Results for Winter Wheat, Oats
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 07/12/2019
Winter wheat production in Wisconsin is forecast at 11.2 million bushels, 21 percent below last year's 14.2 million bushels. That's according to the latest USDA 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.
Reports also noted that oat production should be around 8.06 million bushels, up 47 percent from last year. 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.