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Nebraska Winter Wheat Forecast at 48 Million Bushels
Nebraska Ag Connection - 07/13/2018

Based on July 1 conditions, Nebraska's winter wheat production is forecast at 48.0 million bushels, up 2 percent from last year, according to the USDA's N tional Agricultural Statistics Service. Average yield is forecast at 48 bushels per acre, up 2 bushels from 2017. Area to be harvested for grain is estimated at 1.00 million acres, down 2 percent from a year ago.

Oat production is forecast at 2.57 million bushels, up 50 percent from last year. Average yield is forecast at 57 bushels per acre, up 8 bushels from 2017. Area to be harvested for grain is estimated at 45,000 acres, up 29 percent from a year ago.

United States other spring wheat production is forecast at 614 million bushels, up 48 percent from 2017. The United States yield is forecast at a record high 47.6 bushels per acre, up 6.6 bushels from a year ago. Of the total production, 584 million bushels are Hard Red Spring wheat, up 52 percent from last year. The area expected to be harvested for grain or seed totals 12.9 million acres, unchanged from the Acreage report released on June 29, 2018, but 27 percent above 2017. Record high yields are forecast in Minnesota and North Dakota for 2018.

Oat production is forecast at 66.4 million bushels, up 34 percent from 2017. Growers expect to harvest 1.01 million acres for grain or seed, unchanged from the Acreage report released on June 29, 2018, but up 26 percent from last year. Based on conditions as of July 1, the average yield for the United States is forecast at 65.8 bushels per acre, up 4.1 bushels from 2017.

Barley production is forecast at 155 million bushels, up 9 percent from 2017. Based on conditions as of July 1, the average yield for the United States is forecast at 75.6 bushels per acre, up 3.0 bushels from last year. Record high yields are forecast in Minnesota and Montana. Area harvested for grain or seed, at 2.05 million acres, is unchanged from the Acreage report released on June 29, 2018, but up 5 percent from 2017.

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