Wheat acres planted in PNW down 1 percent from 2019

From the National Agricultural Statistics Service

Washington is estimated to have 2.22 million total acres planted to wheat in 2020, down 2 percent from last year. Winter wheat planted acres are expected to total 1.70 million acres for this year, down 3 percent from 2019. Spring wheat acres planted are estimated at 520,000 acres, up 2 percent from last year. 

Wheat producers in Idaho expect to plant 1.21 million acres of wheat for harvest this year, up 1 percent from 2019. Winter wheat acres planted are estimated at 730,000 acres, unchanged from last year. Planted acres of Durum wheat in Idaho, are estimated at 5,000 for 2020, unchanged from the previous year. Spring wheat planted acres, excluding Durum, are expected to total 470,000 acres, up 2 percent from last year. 

Total acres planted to winter wheat in Oregon are estimated at 740,000 acres for 2020, unchanged from 2019. 

Nationally, all planted wheat acres are expected to total 44.7 million acres, down 1 percent from 2019. Winter wheat acres are estimated at 30.8 million acres, down 1 percent from 2019. Durum wheat planted acres in the U.S. for 2020 are estimated at 1.29 million acres, down 4 percent from the previous year. All other spring wheat is estimated at 12.6 million planted acres, down 1 percent from 2019.