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Joel Karlin DTN Contributing Analyst

Thursday 04/10/14

Last Fall, First Spring Winter Wheat Ratings
This piece looks at the last fall and first spring NASS ratings for the U.S. winter wheat crop and compares that to how the first yield report given in the May production report deviates from the long-term trend for final yields.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 9:53AM CDT 04/10/14 | Post a Comment
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There is some follow through to final hard red winter wheat yields as well. In index years below your spring index of 600, harvest acre yields, on a percent of trend line basis, were on average 12% below the "good" years (90.0% of trend). The planted acre yields were 21% behind (83.5% of trend). So not only is final bushels per acre lost, there is a loss in harvested acres. Freeport, IL
Posted by Freeport IL at 9:18AM CDT 04/11/14
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