MADISON, Wis. — In 2021, Langlade County was the largest oat-producing county in Wisconsin at 360,000 bushels, according to estimates released Dec. 9 by the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service. Grant was the second largest producing county with 285,000 bushels, followed by Marathon with 228,000 bushels.
Sheboygan County had the highest yield in the state with 88.8 bushels per acre. Calumet County had the second highest yield at 84.2 and Fond du Lac County had the third highest yield at 79.1 bushels per acre. Vernon County had the greatest increase in yield from 2020, with an increase of 17.4 bushels.
The lowest yielding county was Washburn at 26.8 bushels per acre. Oconto had the second lowest yield at 37.7, and Adams was the third lowest at 43.3 bushels per acre. Oconto had the largest decrease in yield from 2020 at 27.3 bushels.
Yields are derived from production divided by area harvested. Only published estimates were considered in rankings of counties.
— USDA Natural Agricultural Statistics Service