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13 May 2015

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USDA Crop Production Report

Winter Wheat Production Up 7 Percent from 2014

Orange Production Down 4 from April Forecast

Winter wheat production is forecast at 1.47 billion bushels, up 7 percent from 2014. As of May 1, the United States yield is forecast at 43.5 bushels per acre, up 0.9 bushel from last year.

Hard Red Winter production, at 853 million bushels, is up 16 percent from a year ago. Soft Red Winter, at 416 million bushels, is down 9 percent from 2014. White Winter, at 203 million bushels, is up 10 percent from last year. Of the White Winter production, 11.5 million bushels are Hard White and 191 million bushels are Soft White.

The United States all orange forecast for the 2014-2015 season is 6.43 million tons, down 4 percent from the previous forecast and down 5 percent from the 2013-2014 final utilization. The Florida all orange forecast, at 96.4 million boxes (4.34 million tons), is down 5 percent from the previous forecast and down 8 percent from last season’s final utilization. Early, midseason, and Navel varieties in Florida are forecast at 47.4 million boxes (2.13 million tons), up 1 percent from the previous forecast but down 11 percent last season’s final utilization. The Florida Valencia orange forecast, at 49.0 million boxes (2.21 million tons), is down 11 percent from the previous forecast and down 5 percent from last season’s final utilization. California and Texas orange production estimates were carried forward from the April 1 forecast.

Florida frozen concentrated orange juice (FCOJ) yield forecast for the 2014-2015 season is 1.49 gallons per box at 42.0 degrees Brix, down 3 percent from the April forecast and down 5 percent from last season’s final yield of 1.57 gallons per box. The non-Valencia portion is finalized at 1.42 gallons per box, down 7 percent from last season’s yield. The Valencia portion is projected at 1.60 gallons, down 3 percent from last month’s forecast and down 3 percent from last season’s final yield of 1.64 gallons per box. All projections of yield assume the processing relationships this season will be similar to those of the past several seasons.

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