Ag stats: August 2021 Wyoming crop production highlights
Based on September 1 conditions, sugarbeet production in Wyoming is forecast at 872,000 tons, according to the September 1 Agricultural Yield Survey conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. This forecast is down 4 percent from the 912,000 tons produced in 2020. Growers expect to harvest 30,500 acres this year compared with 30,800 acres a year ago. Yields are expected to average 28.6 tons per acre, up 0.4 ton per acre from the August 1 forecast but down from last year’s yield of 29.6 tons per acre. As of August 29, Wyoming’s sugarbeet crop condition was 18 percent fair, 80 percent good, and 2 percent excellent.