ATHENS, Ga. — United States winter wheat production is forecast at 1.28 billion bushels, up 10 percent from 2020. As of May 1, the yield is forecast at 52.1 bushels per acre, up 1.2 bushels from last year. State level data for Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina will be released in the September Small Grains Summary.
All hay stored on United States farms as of May 1, 2021 totaled 18.0 million tons, down 12 percent from the previous May. Disappearance from December 1, 2020 – May 1, 2021 totaled 66.0 million tons, up 3 percent from the same period a year earlier.
United States 2020 Cotton Ginnings Down 27 Percent
A total of 14.3 million running bales were ginned during the 2020 season, down 27 percent from last season. There were 509 active cotton gins, down from the 531 gins that operated in 2019. Fifty-three percent of the gins processed more than 20,000 running bales compared with 70 percent the previous season.
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