Wheat Outlook

  • April 21, 2017 – U.S. wheat crop conditions improved again this week and July 2017 futures traded at life of contract lows today.
  • April 12, 2017 – Supply and demand changes for world and U.S. wheat were small in the April WASDE but both showed increased ending stocks.
  • March 31, 2017 – All wheat acres projected at 46.1 million for 2017, down from 50.2 million in 2016. Winter -3.4 million, spring -300,000, durum -400,000.
  • March 27, 2017 – Rain forecast for many of the driest hard red winter wheat production areas this week, putting downward pressure on prices.


Mark Welch
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Economist

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