Colorado Wheat up 64%


According to this mornings NASS Colorado Crop Production Report for August, winter wheat production is now forecast at 93.6 million bushels, up 4.8 million bushels from July 1 and up 64 percent from the 57.0 million bushels produced last year. Growers harvested an estimated 2.4 million acres this year with an average yield of 39.0 bushels per acre, 9.0 bushels above the previous year.

Meanwhile, Colorado corn production is forecasted at 140.0 million bushels, down 5% from last year.

Congratulations Colorado wheat growers!

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