The U.S. Department of Agriculture says North Dakota's spring wheat crop is forecast to be down 13 percent from last year.
The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service estimates the average yield for spring wheat to be 45 bushels per acre, based on July 1 conditions. That is down 3 bushels from 2015.
Durum wheat production is forecast to be up 4 percent and winter wheat down 4 percent from last year. Barley is expected to be down 35 percent and oats are predicted to be down 17 percent.