U.S. wheat yield per hectare 2010-2028

The U.S. wheat yield was about 46.3 bushels per acre in 2017/2018. For the crop year of 2027/2028, yield per acre of area harvested with wheat was projected to be some 50.1 bushels.

Leading wheat producers

North Dakota had the largest harvested area of wheat, followed by Kansas and Montana as of 2018. Kansas topped the list of the leading U.S. states based on their wheat area planted. In 2018, the total area of wheat planted in Kansa amounted to 7.7 million acres. In that year, around 47.8 million acres of wheat were planted and around 40 million acres of wheat were harvested in the United States.

Global market

Per capita food use of wheat has decreased worldwide over the past few years. According to the World Bank, in 2017, the average price for wheat (hard red winter) was about 174 nominal U.S. dollars per metric ton. It was forecast to rise to about 227 nominal U.S. dollars per metric ton by 2025.

U.S. wheat yield per harvested acre from 2010/2011 to 2027/2028 (in bushels)*

Yield per harvested acre in bushels
27/28*50.1
26/27* 49.7
25/26* 49.3
24/25* 49
23/24* 48.6
22/23* 48.3
21/22* 48
20/21* 47.6
19/20* 47.2
18/19* 46.7
17/1846.3
16/1752.7
15/1643.6
14/1543.7
13/1447.1
12/1346.2
11/1243.6
10/1146.1
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Source

Release date

2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2010 and 2018

Supplementary notes

* Projections.

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