November 8th Crop Progress Report

Colorado winter wheat crop condition worsened this week, with 69 percent of the crop in fair, good, or excellent condition, compared to 75 percent last week, and 93 percent last year at this time.

U.S. crop condition worsened slightly, from 84 percent in fair, good, or excellent condition last week, to 83 percent this week. Crop condition was 93 percent fair, good, or excellent at this time last year.

Please view a PDF of the full U.S. Crop report for November 8th, 2010 for more information.

2011 Colorado Winter Wheat Crop Condition

Week Ending Very Poor Poor Fair Good Excellent
10/25/10 3 18 48 28 3
11/1/10 4 21 45 29 1
11/8/10 5 26 47 21 1
Previous year 0 7 18 47 2

2011 U.S. Winter Wheat Crop Condition

Week Ending Very Poor Poor Fair Good Excellent
10/25/10 3 11 39 41 6
11/1/10 4 12 38 40 6
11/8/10 4 13 38 39 6
Previous year 2 5 30 52 11
3 18 48 28 3

Winter Wheat, Colorado, 2001-2011

Year Acres Planted Acres Harvested Yield Per Harvested Acre (Bushels) Production (Bushels)
2001 2,350,000 2,000,000 33.0 66,000,000
2002 2,350,000 1,650,000 22.0 36,300,000
2003 2,600,000 2,200,000 35.0 77,000,000
2004 2,300,000 1,700,000 27.0 45,900,000
2005 2,550,000 2,200,000 24.0 52,800,000
2006 2,150,000 1,900,000 21.0 39,900,000
2007 2,500,000 2,350,000 39.0 91,650,000
2008 2,150,000 1,900,000 30.0 57,000,000
2009 2,600,000 2,450,000 40.0 98,000,000
2010 2,450,000 2,350,000 45.0 105,750,000
2000-09 (Avg.) 2,400,000 2,070,000 31.6 67,030,000
2011 (est.)

Winter Wheat, U.S., 2001-2011

Year Acres Planted Acres Harvested Yield Per Harvested Acre (Bushels) Production (Bushels)
2002 41,766,000 29,742,000 38.2 1,137,001,000
2003 45,384,000 36,753,000 46.7 1,716,376,000
2004 43,320,000 34,432,000 43.5 1,497,979,000
2005 40,418,000 33,779,000 44.3 1,497,764,000
2006 40,565,000 31,107,000 41.6 1,294,461,000
2007 45,012,000 35,938,000 41.7 1,499,241,000
2008 46,307,000 39,608,000 47.1 1,867,333,000
2009 43,311,000 34,485,000 44.2 1,522,718,000
2010 37,335,000 31,749,000 46.8 1,485,236,000
2000-09 (Avg.) 42,602,000 34,177,000 43.8 1,502,012,111
2011 (est.)

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