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NASS reporting wheat, barley oats production on July 1 conditions



Idaho wheat, barley and oats production is being reported by the National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Winter Wheat

Based on July 1 conditions, production of winter wheat in Idaho is forecast at 61.9 million bushels, up 5 percent from the June 1 forecast and up 8 percent from last year. Harvested area, at 720,000 acres, are up 20,000 acres from 2015. Yield is expected to be 86.0 bushels per acre, up 4.0 bushels from 2015.

Spring Wheat

Idaho spring wheat production is forecast at 33.0 million bushels, up 11 percent from last year. Harvested area, at 440,000, are up 15,000 acres from 2015. Yield is expected to be 75.0 bushels per acre, up 5.0 bushels from 2015.

Barley

Idaho barley production is forecast at 53.2 million bushels, down slightly from last year. Harvested area, at 560,000, are up 10,000 acres from 2015. Yield is expected to be 95.0 bushels per acre, down 2.0 bushels from 2015.

Oats

Idaho oat production is forecast at 1.32 million bushels, up 2 percent from last year. Harvested area, at 15,000 acres, are unchanged from 2015. Yield is expected to be 88.0 bushels per acre, up 2.0 bushels from 2015.



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