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ILLINOIS WINTER WHEAT PRODUCTION IS PROJECTED TO BE UP THIS YEAR. 

 

THE MAY REPORT IS OUT AND CROP STATISTICIAN MARK SCHLEUSENER SAYS WHILE THE YIELD IS DOWN A LITTLE BIT, MORE ACRES ARE EXPECTED TO BE HARVESTED.

 

 

OVERALL WINTER WHEAT PRODUCTION IS FORECASTED TO BE 49 POINT FIVE MILLION BUSHELS, AN INCREASE OF THREE PERCENT OVER LAST YEAR. ADDITIONALLY, ILLINOIS PRODUCERS SAY THE AMOUNT OF HAY STORED ON FARMS IS DOWN ABOUT FOUR PERCENT FROM ONE YEAR AGO.

 

 

NATIONALLY, WINTER WHEAT PRODUCTION IS FORECASTED TO BE DOWN BY EIGHT PERCENT.

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