Wheat Production

How much land in Washington is planted to wheat?

A bit more than 2.2 million football fields of wheat were harvested in Eastern Washington in 2019, up from 2.1 million football fields in 2018. The playing surface of a football field is about an acre.

Wheat Production - 2019

Wheat production was 142.7 million bushels, down 6.8 percent from 2018 with a yield estimated at 64.7 bushels per acre, compared to 70.8 bushels per acre in 2018. Winter wheat production is based on 1.7 million harvested acres at 70 bushels per acre for a total of 119 million bushels. Spring wheat was harvested on 505,000 acres and production was 23.7 million bushels, with a yield of 47 bushels per acre.

Top 10 Wheat Producing States - 2019

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