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Washington 2022 wheat production sees 65% jump over 2021

The National Agricultural Statistics Service released two important reports on Jan. 12 concerning Washington wheat growers. The first report, the Annual Crop Summary Report, summarizes the 2022 crop year for all wheat, hay, potatoes and dry beans. All wheat planted in Washington totaled 2.33 million acres, down slightly from 2021. Harvested area, at 2.27 million acres, is up 2% from the ... Read More »

Value of Washington’s 2021 Agricultural Production Totaled $10.2 Billion

From the National Agricultural Statistics Service The value of Washington’s 2021 agricultural production totaled $10.2 billion, up slightly from the revised previous year value of $10.2 billion. The value of Washington’s crop production in 2021 was $7.21 billion, down 3% from 2020. The value of livestock production in 2021 totaled $3.02 billion, up 9% from the previous year. Apples remain the leading agricultural ... Read More »

Winter Wheat Production in Northwest Up 59% from Last Year

From the National Agricultural Statistics Service Winter wheat Washington planted 1.85 million acres of winter wheat for 2022, up 100,000 acres from 2021. Harvested area, at 1.80 million acres, is up 110,000 acres from 2021. Winter wheat production in Washington is 122 million bushels, up 7% from last year with yield estimated at 68 bushels per acre, up 26 bushels per acre from 2021. Idaho planted 770,000 ... Read More »

Winter wheat production estimates up from May forecast

From the National Agricultural Statistics Service Based on June 1, 2022 conditions, Washington winter wheat production is forecast at 131 million bushels, up 85 percent from 2021. Harvested area, at 1.80 million acres, is up 110,000 acres from the previous year. Yield is forecast at 73 bushels per acre, up 6 bushels from the May 1 forecast and up 31 bushels from last ... Read More »

USDA seeks feedback from producers about 2022 crops, stocks, inventories, values

During the next several weeks, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will conduct two major midyear surveys, the June Agricultural Survey and the June Area Survey. The agency will contact more than 4000 producers across theNorthwest to determine crop acreage and stock levels as of June 1, 2022. “The June Agricultural Survey and the June Area Survey are two ... Read More »

PNW winter wheat production up 56 percent from last year

From the National Agricultural Statistics Service  Based on May 1, 2022, conditions, production of winter wheat in Washington is forecast at 121 million bushels, up 70 percent from 2021. Yield is expected to average 67 bushels per acre, up 25 bushels from the previous year. Growers planted an estimated 1.85 million acres in the fall of 2021, up 100,000 acres ... Read More »

Washington producers expect to plant more winter, less spring wheat in 2022

From NASS According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service’s latest prospective plantings report, which was released on March 31, 2022, wheat producers in Washington expect to plant 2.34 million total acres in 2022, up slightly from last year. Winter wheat planted acres are expected to total 1.85 million acres for this year, up 6 percent from 2021. Spring wheat area planted are estimated at ... Read More »

USDA: Northwest wheat stocks down 43%, winter wheat planting up 3%

From the Capital Press Pacific Northwest wheat stocks are down about 43% compared to the same time last year, according to the USDA. Regional wheat industry representatives say that’s to be expected. Read the rest of the article here. Read More »

All wheat stocks stored in PNW down 43 percent from last year

From NASS All wheat stored in all positions on Dec. 1, 2021, in Washington totaled 82.6 million bushels, down from 147 million bushels a year ago. Off-farm stocks were down 44 percent, while on-farm stocks were down 38 percent compared to the previous year. In Idaho, wheat stored in all positions totaled 48.8 million bushels, down from 84.7 million bushels ... Read More »

Farm data by state: Land, income comparisons reveal our national patchwork

From agriculture.com Driving the rural highways of Illinois reveals mile after mile of corn, soybeans, and wheat. Recently I traveled to California and was driving on a long highway in the central part of that state. It was similar to the highways in my home state of Illinois, flat with small towns scattered along the way. However, the only crops ... Read More »