New York Oat Production Down 42 Percent
New York Ag Connection - 10/04/2017
Oat production is estimated at 1.93 million bushels, down 42 percent from 2016. Yield is estimated at 55.0 bushels per acre, unchanged from the previous year. Harvested area, at 35 thousand acres, is 42 percent below the previous year.
Winter wheat production for 2017 totaled 8.38 million bushels, down 2 percent from the 2016 total of 8.51 million bushels.
Average yield, at 67.0 bushels per acre, is down 7.0 bushels from 2016. Area harvested for grain is estimated at 125 thousand acres, up 9 percent from the previous year.