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Washington Wheat Production

Wheat & Barley Production in Washington

For decades Washington has been known throughout the world as the home of high quality soft white and club wheat production. Washington farmers also raise superb hard red winter, hard white, hard red spring wheat, and barley.

In 2013 there were nearly 2.2 million acres of wheat harvested in the state of Washington, yielding more than 144 million bushels, and barley was harvested on 185 thousand acres for a total production of 13.3 million bushels.

Winter Wheat

Spring Wheat

Soft White

88%

54%

Hard White

<1%

4%

Hard Red

12%

42%

Total 1.66 million acres (114.5 million bushels) 455 thousand acres (21.8 million bushels)

 

This data was provided by the United States Department of Agriculture National Agriculture Statistics Service.

Washington State University