2021 winter, spring wheat production down nearly 50% in Washington

Harvest 2021 in Adams County, Washington.

From NASS

Winter wheat 

Washington planted 1.75 million acres of winter wheat for 2021, down 50,000 acres from 2020. Harvested area, at 1.69 million acres, was down 60,000 acres from 2020. Winter wheat production in Washington is 71 million bushels, down 47 percent from last year with yield estimated at 42 bushels per acre, down 34 bushels per acre from 2020. Idaho planted 710,000 acres of winter wheat for 2021, down 10,000 acres from 2020. Harvested area, at 640,000 acres, is down 20,000 acres from 2020. Winter wheat production in Idaho is 45.4 million bushels, down 32 percent from last year with yield estimated at 71 bushels per acre, down 30 bushels per acre from 2020. Oregon planted 720,000 acres of winter wheat for 2021, down 20,000 acres from 2020. Harvested area, at 705,000 acres, is down 2

0,000 acres from 2020. Winter wheat production in Oregon is 31.7 million bushels, down 32 percent from last year with yield estimated at 45 bushels per acre, down 19 bushels per acre from 2020. 

Spring wheat 

Washington planted 580,000 acres of spring wheat in 2021, up 30,000 acres from 2020. Harvested area, at 540,000 acres, is down 5,000 acres from 2020. Spring wheat production in Washington is 16.2 million bushels, down 51 percent from last year with yield estimated at 30 bushels per acre, down 31 bushels per acre from 2020. Idaho planted 510,000 acres of spring wheat in 2021, unchanged from 2020. Harvested area, at 485,000 acres, is down 10,000 acres from 2020. Spring wheat production in Idaho is 30.6 million bushels, down 32 percent from last year with yield estimated at 63 bushels per acre, down 28 bushels per acre from 2020. 

Barley 

Idaho planted 520,000 acres of barley in 2021, down 10,000 acres from 2020. Harvested area, at 490,000 acres, is down 10,000 acres from 2020. Barley production in Idaho is 43.6 million bushels, down 21 percent from last year with yield estimated at 89 bushels per acre, down 21 bushels per acre from 2020. Oregon planted 37,000 acres of barley in 2021, down 8,000 acres from 2020. Harvested area, at 19,000 acres, is down 11,000 acres from 2020. Barley production in Oregon is 608,000 bushels, down 72 percent from last year with yield estimated at 32 bushels per acre, down 40 bushels per acre from 2020. Washington planted 83,000 acres of barley in 2021, down 7,000 acres from 2020. Harvested area, at 70,000 acres, is down 1,000 acres from 2020. Barley production in Washington is 2.66 million bushels, down 58 percent from last year with yield estimated at 38 bushels per acre, down 52 bushels per acre from 2020.