USDA Crop Production Report

Winter wheat production is forecast at 1.18 billion bushels, up 1 percent from the May 1 forecast but down 7 percent from 2021.

USDA Crop Production Report

Winter Wheat Production Up 1 Percent from May Forecast
Orange Production Up 1 Percent


Winter wheat production is forecast at 1.18 billion bushels, up 1 percent from the May 1 forecast but down 7 percent from 2021. As of June 1, the United States yield is forecast at 48.2 bushels per acre, up 0.3 bushel from last month but down 2.0 bushels from last year's average yield of 50.2 bushels per acre.

Hard Red Winter production, at 582 million bushels, is down 1 percent from last month. Soft Red Winter, at 358 million bushels, is up 1 percent from the May forecast. White Winter, at 242 million bushels, is up 5 percent from last month. Of the White Winter production, 15.6 million bushels are Hard White and 226 million bushels are Soft White.

The United States all orange forecast for the 2021-2022 season is 3.90 million tons, up 1 percent from the previous forecast but down 11 percent from the 2020-2021 final utilization. The Florida all orange forecast, at 40.7 million boxes (1.83 million tons), is up 1 percent from the previous forecast but down 23 percent from last season's final utilization. In Florida, early, midseason, and Navel varieties are forecast at 18.2 million boxes (819,000 tons), unchanged from the previous forecast but down 20 percent from last season's final utilization. The Florida Valencia orange forecast, at 22.5 million boxes (1.01 million tons), is up 2 percent from the previous forecast but down 26 percent from last season's final utilization. California and Texas orange production forecasts were carried forward from the previous forecast.