2021 Nebraska Small Grain Acreage and Production
Winter wheat production is estimated at 41.2 million bushels, up 21% from last year, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. The area harvested for grain totaled 840,000 acres, up 1% from 2020. Planted acreage totaled 920,000, up 2% from a year earlier. The yield is 49.0 bushels per acre, up eight bushels from last year.
Oat production is estimated at 1.46 million bushels, down 20% from 2020. Area harvested for grain, at 26,000 acres, is down 10% from last year. Planted acreage totaled 120,000, down 11% from a year earlier. Average yield is 56.0 bushels per acre, down seven bushels from 2020.