Barley production is estimated at 208 thousand bushels, down 55 percent from the 2018 total of 464 thousand bushels. Average yield per acre, at 52.0 bushels, is down 6.0 bushels from the previous year. Harvested area, at 4 thousand acres, is down 50 percent from 2018. Winter wheat production for 2019 totaled 4.16 million bushels, down 37 percent from the 2018 total of 6.56 million bushels. Average yield, at 63.0 bushels per acre, is down 6.0 bushels from 2018. Area harvested for grain is estimated at 66 thousand acres, down 31 percent from the previous year.
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