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The Daily Ardmoreite
  • Oklahoma wheat forecast up 3 percent from May

  • The Oklahoma winter wheat production is forecast at 159.1 million bushels, up 3 percent from last month, and 126 percent above last year, according to the June Crop Production report issued by the USDA-NASS Oklahoma Field Office.


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  • The Oklahoma winter wheat production is forecast at 159.1 million bushels, up 3 percent from last month, and 126 percent above last year, according to the June Crop Production report issued by the USDA-NASS Oklahoma Field Office.
     
    Acres harvested for grain, at 4.3 million acres, up 1.1 million acres from last year. Average yield is forecast at 37.0 bushels per acre, up 1.0 bushel from the previous month forecast, and 15 bushels above 2011.
     
    The United States winter wheat production is forecast at 1.68 billion bushels, up 13 percent from 2011. The area expected to be harvested for grain or seed totals 35.6 million acres, up 10 percent from last year. Based
    on June 1 conditions, the yield is forecast at 47.3 bushels per acre, up 1.1 bushels from last year.
     
    The entire Oklahoma report can be view online at www.nass.usda.gov/ok under “Recent Reports.” The national database, Quick Stats, and all USDA-NASS reports are available on the agency’s web site www.nass.usda.gov.
     
    To ask questions about NASS surveys and reports, call the USDA-NASS Oklahoma Field Office at (800) 525-9226.
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