Winter wheat production expected to be down slightly in Virginia



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RICHMOND, Virginia — Virginia's winter wheat crop is expected to be down slightly compared to a year ago.

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services says wheat production is estimated at 17.7 million bushels, a 2 percent drop from the 2013 crop.

Barley production total 2.2 million bushels this year, a 39 percent drop from last year's crop. And the estimated oat production of 234,000 bushels is a 67 percent increase from 2013.

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