Total Wheat Ouput Up 8%



WASHINGTON - Feb 8/19 - SNS -- Production of all classes of wheat in the United States reached 1.88 billion bushels in 2018, up 8% from the 2017 total of 1.74 billion bushels, according to the USDA's final crop report for 2018.

Area harvested for grain totaled 39.6 million acres, up 5% from the previous year. The United States yield was estimated at 47.6 bushels per acre, up 1.3 bushels from the previous year. The levels of production and changes from 2017 by type were: winter wheat, 1.18 billion bushels, down 7%; other spring wheat, 623 million bushels, up 50%; and Durum wheat, 77.3 million bushels, up 41%.

All Wheat Area Planted and Harvested, Yield, and Production - States and
United States: 2016-2018
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               :          Area planted 1/          :          Area harvested
     State     :-----------------------------------------------------------------------
               :   2016    :   2017    :   2018    :   2016    :   2017    :   2018
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               :                              1,000 acres
               :
Alabama .......:     230         150         160         170         100         110
Arizona .......:     111         115          91         103         105          74
Arkansas ......:     195         200         175         115         125          95
California ....:     480         420         420         217         182         143
Colorado ......:   2,361       2,260       2,260       2,200       2,029       1,954
Delaware ......:      70          75          75          65          60          45
Florida .......:      22          20          15          15          10          10
Georgia .......:     180         160         200         110          70          70
Idaho .........:   1,190       1,175       1,191       1,125       1,109       1,136
Illinois ......:     520         500         600         470         470         560
               :
Indiana .......:     330         290         310         280         240         260
Iowa ..........:      25          16          16          17           8           6
Kansas ........:   8,500       7,600       7,700       8,200       6,950       7,300
Kentucky ......:     510         480         450         400         310         300
Louisiana .....:      25          20          15          20          13          10
Maryland ......:     360         410         360         260         185         200
Michigan ......:     610         480         510         570         425         470
Minnesota .....:   1,321       1,170       1,621       1,268       1,135       1,575
Mississippi ...:      65          45          55          50          25          30
Missouri ......:     690         640         740         570         540         520
               :
Montana .......:   5,130       5,140       5,390       4,975       4,665       5,165
Nebraska ......:   1,370       1,120       1,100       1,310       1,020       1,010
Nevada ........:      15          29          23           9          14           8
New Jersey ....:      25          23          18          21          17          15
New Mexico ....:     345         330         315         210         135         105
New York ......:     120         140         110         115         125          95
North Carolina :     420         450         460         355         375         370
North Dakota ..:   7,590       6,680       7,735       7,405       6,260       7,635
Ohio ..........:     580         490         490         560         460         450
Oklahoma ......:   5,000       4,500       4,400       3,500       2,900       2,500
               :
Oregon ........:     810         775         800         797         763         770
Pennsylvania ..:     190         210         195         150         150         145
South Carolina :      60          90          80          50          75          65
South Dakota ..:   2,270       1,887       1,883       2,157       1,196       1,628
Tennessee .....:     400         370         380         335         275         285
Texas .........:   5,000       4,700       4,500       2,800       2,350       1,750
Utah ..........:     129         134         130         120         120         103
Virginia ......:     210         210         230         175         145         155
Washington ....:   2,240       2,195       2,220       2,200       2,140       2,165
West Virginia .:       7           8           7           4           4           3
Wisconsin .....:     270         210         240         250         170         200
Wyoming .......:     140         135         130         125         105         115
               :
United States .:  50,116      46,052      47,800      43,848      37,555      39,605
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See footnote(s) at end of table.                                            --continued
All Wheat Area Planted and Harvested, Yield, and Production - States and
United States: 2016-2018 (continued)
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               :          Yield per acre           :            Production
     State     :-----------------------------------------------------------------------
               :   2016    :   2017    :   2018    :   2016    :   2017    :   2018
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               :   ---------- bushels ----------     --------- 1,000 bushels ---------
               :
Alabama .......:   70.0         77.0        72.0        11,900       7,700       7,920
Arizona .......:   97.8        100.8       102.4        10,073      10,589       7,580
Arkansas ......:   54.0         52.0        55.0         6,210       6,500       5,225
California ....:   79.7         68.2        81.2        17,302      12,404      11,605
Colorado ......:   48.2         43.2        36.1       106,000      87,598      70,504
Delaware ......:   67.0         73.0        71.0         4,355       4,380       3,195
Florida .......:   30.0         37.0        36.0           450         370         360
Georgia .......:   46.0         47.0        54.0         5,060       3,290       3,780
Idaho .........:   91.4         81.8        91.9       102,795      90,723     104,410
Illinois ......:   74.0         76.0        66.0        34,780      35,720      36,960
               :
Indiana .......:   81.0         74.0        71.0        22,680      17,760      18,460
Iowa ..........:   63.0         68.0        58.0         1,071         544         348
Kansas ........:   57.0         48.0        38.0       467,400     333,600     277,400
Kentucky ......:   80.0         77.0        66.0        32,000      23,870      19,800
Louisiana .....:   45.0         46.0        65.0           900         598         650
Maryland ......:   64.0         71.0        63.0        16,640      13,135      12,600
Michigan ......:   89.0         79.0        76.0        50,730      33,575      35,720
Minnesota .....:   59.0         66.9        59.0        74,828      75,935      92,930
Mississippi ...:   48.0         58.0        49.0         2,400       1,450       1,470
Missouri ......:   70.0         68.0        59.0        39,900      36,720      30,680
               :
Montana .......:   42.4         27.3        38.3       210,875     127,430     197,630
Nebraska ......:   54.0         46.0        49.0        70,740      46,920      49,490
Nevada ........:   72.3        105.7       112.5           651       1,480         900
New Jersey ....:   64.0         64.0        62.0         1,344       1,088         930
New Mexico ....:   22.0         30.0        15.0         4,620       4,050       1,575
New York ......:   74.0         67.0        69.0         8,510       8,375       6,555
North Carolina :   41.0         55.0        57.0        14,555      20,625      21,090
North Dakota ..:   45.0         37.9        47.6       332,978     237,133     363,483
Ohio ..........:   80.0         74.0        75.0        44,800      34,040      33,750
Oklahoma ......:   39.0         34.0        28.0       136,500      98,600      70,000
               :
Oregon ........:   50.1         63.0        67.0        39,937      48,069      51,590
Pennsylvania ..:   68.0         72.0        65.0        10,200      10,800       9,425
South Carolina :   43.0         49.0        54.0         2,150       3,675       3,510
South Dakota ..:   51.6         34.8        44.4       111,281      41,678      72,294
Tennessee .....:   73.0         70.0        65.0        24,455      19,250      18,525
Texas .........:   32.0         29.0        32.0        89,600      68,150      56,000
Utah ..........:   59.9         52.0        52.0         7,184       6,240       5,356
Virginia ......:   53.0         66.0        60.0         9,275       9,570       9,300
Washington ....:   71.5         66.6        70.8       157,290     142,500     153,210
West Virginia .:   61.0         69.0        46.0           244         276         138
Wisconsin .....:   79.0         68.0        71.0        19,750      11,560      14,200
Wyoming .......:   34.0         28.0        34.0         4,250       2,940       3,910
               :
United States .:   52.7         46.4        47.6     2,308,663   1,740,910   1,884,458
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1/ Includes area planted in preceding fall.