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October 02, 2018 | AgriNews
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Winter Wheat Yields Drop

Average yield of 47.9 bushels/acre is 2.3 bushels less than in 2017

The U.S. winter wheat average yield of 47.9 bushels/acre is 2.3 bushels less than in 2017, says a report from AgriNews.

The area harvested was 24.742 million acres compared to 25.291 last year.

U.S. winter wheat production of 1.18 billion bushels is down 7% from the previous year.

Record high yields were estimated in Louisiana (65 bushels per acre), Montana (50), and Nevada (120) for 2018.

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