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Posted: Thursday, 13 June 2013 10:50AM

Good Year For Kentucky Wheat



It appears it is going to be a good year for wheat producers in the state of Kentucky. According to the forecast from the National Agricultural Statistics Service, winter wheat production in the state is forecast at 39.2 million bushels, up 35 percent from last year. The latest prediction, released Wednesday, is based on crop conditions as of June 1 and is up 6 percent from the May estimate.

Wheat yield is forecast at 70 bushels per acre, which is up eight bushels an acre from last year. For the week ending June 2, the state's winter wheat crop was rated mostly good to excellent.

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