Wheat Production

How much land in Washington is planted to wheat?

The playing surface of a football field is about an acre. Just under 2.3 million football fields of wheat were harvested in Eastern Washington in 2022, up slightly from 2.2 million football fields in 2021.

Wheat Production - 2022

All wheat production was 144 million bushels, up 65 percent from 2021 when 87.2 million bushels were harvested. The average winter wheat yield was 68 bushels an acre. The average spring wheat yield was 46 bushels an acre. Winter wheat was harvested from 1.8 million acres with 470,000 acres of spring wheat production harvested. (source: USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service)

Top 10 Wheat Producing States - 2022

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