AUSTIN — The 2019 Wheat Variety Survey was conducted from December 2018 through January 2019. Producers were asked to report wheat acres planted and to be planted by variety for the 2019 crop year. The survey was overseen by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and funded by the Texas Wheat Producers Board, Texas Seed Trade Association, and the Texas Foundation Seed Service. Survey results are provided in the tables, with percent of acres planted for the 2019 crop year by variety, and broken out by Agricultural Statistics District. Data provided by Texas wheat producers is the foundation of this report. The Southern Plains Regional Field Office would like to thank all producers who responded to this survey.
TAM 111 remains the top variety producers planted or will plant for the 2019 crop, which accounts for 8.0 percent of the 2019 wheat planted acres, down 0.9 percent from 2018. Gallagher, maintained its position from previous year, ranking second, and accounts for 5.1 percent of acres planted for 2019. TAM 112, ranked third, at 4.7 percent planted, compared to 3.4 percent in 2018. TAM 114, at 4.1 percent planted, moved down to fourth from third last year, at 3.9 percent planted. TAM 204, with 2.9 percent of the acreage, moved up from ninth to fifth for 2019. TAM 105 accounts for 2.6 percent of the 2019 acreage, down one position to sixth. SY Razor moved up to seventh from tenth last year, with 2.2 percent of the acreage. Greer, at 1.8 percent of the acreage, moved into eight place from fifteenth last year. WB Cedar ranked ninth, with 1.8 percent of the acreage, down one place from last year. TAM 113, at 1.6 percent of the acreage, dropped 4 positions to round out the top ten varieties.
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