Crop Producton Report: Wheat Highlights

July 11, 2012 02:47 AM
 

Winter Wheat Production Down 1 Percent from June

Winter wheat production is forecast at 1.67 billion bushels, down 1 percent from the June 1 forecast but up 12 percent from 2011. Based on July 1 conditions, the United States yield is forecast at 47.7 bushels per acre, up 0.4 bushel from last month and 1.5 bushels more than last year. The area expected to be harvested for grain or seed totals 35.0 million acres, unchanged from the Acreage report released on June 29, 2012 but up 8 percent from last year.

Hard Red Winter, at 1.01 billion bushels, is down 1 percent from a month ago. Soft Red Winter production is up slightly from last month and now totals 429 million bushels. White Winter production totals 232 million bushels, up slightly from last month. Of this total, 14.0 million bushels are Hard White and 218 million bushels are Soft White.

Durum wheat production is forecast at 82.0 million bushels, up 62 percent from 2011. The United States yield is forecast at 38.6 bushels per acre, up 0.1 bushel from last year. Expected area to be harvested for grain totals 2.12 million acres, unchanged from the Acreage report released June 29, 2012 but up 62 percent from last year.

Other spring wheat production is forecast at 472 million bushels, up 4 percent from last year. Area harvested for grain is expected to total 11.7 million acres, unchanged from the Acreage report released June 29, 2012 but down 3 percent from last year. The United States yield is forecast at 40.4 bushels per acre, 2.7 bushels above 2011. Of the total production, 435 million bushels are Hard Red Spring wheat, up 10 percent from last year.

 

Winter Wheat Area Harvested, Yield, and Production - States and United States: 2011 and
Forecasted July 1, 2012
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                  :  Area harvested   :       Yield per acre       :      Production       
                  :------------------------------------------------------------------------
       State      :         :         :        :       2012        :           :           
                  :  2011   :  2012   :  2011  :-------------------:   2011    :   2012    
                  :         :         :        : June 1  : July 1  :           :           
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                  :    1,000 acres       ------- bushels -------     --- 1,000 bushels --- 
                  :                                                                        
Arkansas .........:    520       460     58.0     56.0      55.0        30,160      25,300 
California .......:    420       330     85.0     85.0      85.0        35,700      28,050 
Colorado .........:  2,000     2,250     39.0     39.0      37.0        78,000      83,250 
Georgia ..........:    200       200     55.0     47.0      44.0        11,000       8,800 
Idaho ............:    770       740     82.0     82.0      82.0        63,140      60,680 
Illinois .........:    765       640     61.0     61.0      64.0        46,665      40,960 
Indiana ..........:    400       330     62.0     60.0      65.0        24,800      21,450 
Kansas ...........:  7,900     9,000     35.0     43.0      44.0       276,500     396,000 
Kentucky .........:    440       470     70.0     62.0      62.0        30,800      29,140 
Maryland .........:    190       210     66.0     63.0      63.0        12,540      13,230 
                  :                                                                        
Michigan .........:    680       540     75.0     72.0      72.0        51,000      38,880 
Mississippi ......:    335       430     64.0     56.0      56.0        21,440      24,080 
Missouri .........:    680       690     50.0     55.0      56.0        34,000      38,640 
Montana ..........:  2,190     2,140     41.0     40.0      38.0        89,790      81,320 
Nebraska .........:  1,450     1,320     45.0     40.0      42.0        65,250      55,440 
New York .........:     93        80     56.0     64.0      61.0         5,208       4,880 
North Carolina ...:    610       770     68.0     60.0      58.0        41,480      44,660 
North Dakota .....:    375       700     37.0     49.0      49.0        13,875      34,300 
Ohio .............:    850       525     58.0     61.0      67.0        49,300      35,175 
Oklahoma .........:  3,200     4,200     22.0     37.0      37.0        70,400     155,400 
                  :                                                                        
Oregon ...........:    825       780     77.0     72.0      72.0        63,525      56,160 
Pennsylvania .....:    170       150     51.0     63.0      61.0         8,670       9,150 
South Carolina ...:    180       235     60.0     54.0      48.0        10,800      11,280 
South Dakota .....:  1,590     1,300     42.0     43.0      43.0        66,780      55,900 
Tennessee ........:    310       350     69.0     63.0      66.0        21,390      23,100 
Texas ............:  1,900     2,950     26.0     31.0      31.0        49,400      91,450 
Virginia .........:    250       270     71.0     65.0      65.0        17,750      17,550 
Washington .......:  1,730     1,670     75.0     69.0      69.0       129,750     115,230 
Wisconsin ........:    335       250     65.0     70.0      69.0        21,775      17,250 
                  :                                                                        
Other States 1/ ..:    956     1,043     55.2     51.3      51.4        52,789      53,641 
                  :                                                                        
United States ....: 32,314    35,023     46.2     47.3      47.7     1,493,677   1,670,346 
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1/  Other States include Alabama, Arizona, Delaware, Florida, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota,  
    Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Utah, West Virginia, and Wyoming. Individual State     
    level estimates will be published in the "Small Grains 2012 Summary."                  

Durum Wheat Area Harvested, Yield, and Production - States and United States: 2011 and
Forecasted July 1, 2012
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                :   Area harvested    :      Yield per acre      :     Production      
                :----------------------------------------------------------------------
      State     :          :          :        :      2012       :          :          
                :   2011   :   2012   :  2011  :-----------------:   2011   :   2012   
                :          :          :        : June 1 : July 1 :          :          
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :     1,000 acres       ------- bushels -------       1,000 bushels    
                :                                                                      
Arizona ........:     79         99     101.0    110.0    110.0      7,979     10,890  
California .....:    115        130     109.0    110.0    110.0     12,535     14,300  
Montana ........:    385        520      28.0      (X)     26.0     10,780     13,520  
North Dakota ...:    715      1,350      25.5      (X)     31.0     18,233     41,850  
                :                                                                      
Other States 1/ :     18         23      53.1      (X)     60.9        955      1,400  
                :                                                                      
United States ..:  1,312      2,122      38.5      (X)     38.6     50,482     81,960  
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(X)  Not applicable.                                                                   
1/   Other States include Idaho and South Dakota. Individual State level estimates will
     be published in the "Small Grains 2012 Summary."                                  

Other Spring Wheat Area Harvested, Yield, and Production - States and
United States: 2011 and
Forecasted July 1, 2012
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                :   Area harvested    :   Yield per acre    :     Production      
      State     :-----------------------------------------------------------------
                :   2011   :   2012   :   2011   :   2012   :   2011   :   2012   
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :  -- 1,000 acres --      --- bushels ---        1,000 bushels    
                :                                                                 
Idaho ..........:     620        460      84.0       70.0      52,080     32,200  
Minnesota ......:   1,500      1,350      46.0       50.0      69,000     67,500  
Montana ........:   2,400      2,850      31.0       30.0      74,400     85,500  
North Dakota ...:   5,500      5,350      30.5       40.0     167,750    214,000  
Oregon .........:     157         87      70.0       71.0      10,990      6,177  
South Dakota ...:   1,220      1,070      31.0       35.0      37,820     37,450  
Washington .....:     615        475      62.0       55.0      38,130     26,125  
                :                                                                 
Other States 1/ :      67         39      74.9       72.2       5,018      2,817  
                :                                                                 
United States ..:  12,079     11,681      37.7       40.4     455,188    471,769  
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1/  Other States include Colorado, Nevada, and Utah. Individual State level       
    estimates will be published in the "Small Grains 2012 Summary."               

Wheat Production by Class - United States: 2011 and Forecasted July 1, 2012
[Wheat class estimates are based on the latest available data including both surveys and
administrative data. The previous end-of-year season class percentages are used throughout the
forecast season for States that do not have survey or administrative data available]
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         Crop        :                2011                :                2012                
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                     :                              1,000 bushels                              
                     :                                                                         
Winter               :                                                                         
Hard red ............:               780,089                            1,009,656              
Soft red ............:               457,535                              429,027              
Hard white ..........:                12,368                               14,047              
Soft white ..........:               243,685                              217,616              
                     :                                                                         
Spring               :                                                                         
Hard red ............:               397,689                              435,485              
Hard white ..........:                11,878                                7,046              
Soft white ..........:                45,621                               29,238              
Durum ...............:                50,482                               81,960              
                     :                                                                         
Total ............   :             1,999,347                            2,224,075              
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