Winter Durum Crop Up 13%



WASHINGTON - May 12/20 - SNS -- Production of Durum wheat in Arizona and California is forecast at a collective 6.39 million bushels, up 13% from last year, according to the USDA's last crop report.

In some areas of California, some acreages were nearly ready for harvest.

Durum Wheat Area Harvested, Yield, and Production - States and United States:
2019 and Forecasted May 1, 2020
[Area harvested for the United States and remaining States will be published in
the "Acreage" report released June 2020. Yield and production will be published
in the "Crop Production" report released July 2020. Blank data cells indicate
estimation period has not yet begun]
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                   :   Area harvested    : Yield per acre  :     Production
       State       :-------------------------------------------------------------
                   :   2019   :   2020   :  2019  :  2020  :   2019   :   2020
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                   :    1,000 acres        --- bushels --       1,000 bushels
                   :
Arizona ...........:     33        49      104.0    101.0      3,432     4,949
California ........:     22        18      102.0     80.0      2,244     1,440
Idaho .............:      5                 87.0                 435
Montana ...........:    515                 43.0              22,145
North Dakota ......:    600                 42.5              25,500
                   :
United States .....:  1,175                 45.7              53,756
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