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USDA - NASS: North American Grain and Oilseed Crushing Annual Summary (2020-05-15)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - May 15, 2020


United States
Department of
Agriculture

National
Agricultural
Statistics
Service

ISSN: 2643-
6019

North American 
Flour Milling 
Products
2019 Summary

May 2020

Combined United States and Canadian All Wheat Ground for Flour Down 1 Percent 
From 2018

This publication is a result of a joint effort by Statistics Canada and 
USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service to release the flour milling 
production information for both countries within one publication. United 
States flour milling production numbers for 2019 were previously released on 
May 1, 2020. Canadian flour milling production numbers were released on April 
28, 2020.

Combined United States and Canadian all wheat ground for ground for flour was 
1.03 billion bushels in 2019, a decrease of 1 percent from 2018.  Flour 
production totaled 476 million hundredweight compared to 480 million 
hundredweight in 2018. 

Combined United States and Canadian durum wheat ground for flour and semolina 
was 74.5 million bushels in 2019, down 1 percent from 2018.  Durum flour 
production totaled 35.3 million hundredweight, down 1 percent from 2018. 

Flour Milling and Production - Unites States: 2018-2019
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                      Item                     :     2018     :     2019     
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All Wheat                                      :                             
Wheat ground for flour............1,000 bushels:    918,373        912,609   
Flour production......................1,000 cwt:    426,871        422,277   
Millfeed production........................tons:  6,458,017      6,485,291   
Wheat, excluding durum                         :                             
  Wheat ground for flour..........1,000 bushels:    851,287        846,159   
  Flour production....................1,000 cwt:    394,920        390,745   
    Whole wheat flour production......1,000 cwt:     21,739         21,595   
Wheat, durum                                   :                             
  Wheat ground for flour..........1,000 bushels:     67,086         66,450   
  Flour production....................1,000 cwt:     31,951         31,532   
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Flour Milling and Production - Canada: 2018-2019
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                      Item                     :     2018     :     2019     
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All Wheat                                      :                             
Wheat ground for flour............1,000 bushels:   117,219        117,604    
Flour production......................1,000 cwt:    52,988         54,041    
Millfeed production........................tons:   809,417        817,081    
Wheat, excluding durum                         :                             
  Wheat ground for flour..........1,000 bushels:   109,233        109,587    
  Flour production....................1,000 cwt:    49,316         50,277    
    Whole wheat flour production......1,000 cwt:     3,162          2,792    
Wheat, durum                                   :                             
  Wheat ground for flour..........1,000 bushels:     7,986          8,017    
  Flour production....................1,000 cwt:     3,672          3,764    
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Flour Milling and Production - Unites States and Canada: 2018-2019
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                      Item                     :     2018     :     2019     
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All Wheat                                      :                             
Wheat ground for flour............1,000 bushels:  1,035,592      1,030,213   
Flour production......................1,000 cwt:    479,859        476,318   
Millfeed production........................tons:  7,267,434      7,302,372   
Wheat, excluding durum                         :                             
  Wheat ground for flour..........1,000 bushels:    960,520        955,746   
  Flour production....................1,000 cwt:    444,236        441,022   
    Whole wheat flour production......1,000 cwt:     24,901         24,387   
Wheat, durum                                   :                             
  Wheat ground for flour..........1,000 bushels:     75,072         74,467   
  Flour production....................1,000 cwt:     35,623         35,296   
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Information Contacts

Listed below are the commodity statisticians in the Crops Branch of the 
National Agricultural Statistics Service to contact for additional 
information. E-mail inquiries may be sent to nass@nass.usda.gov.

Lance Honig, Chief, Crops Branch............................ (202) 720-2127

Chris Hawthorn, Head, Field Crops Section................... (202) 720-2127
   David Colwell - Current Agricultural Industrial Reports.. (202) 720-8800
   Chris Hawthorn - Corn, Flaxseed, Proso Millet............ (202) 720-9526
   James Johanson - County Estimates, Hay................... (202) 690-8533
   Jeff Lemmons - Oats, Soybeans............................ (202) 690-3234
   Irwin Anolik - Crop Weather.............................. (202) 720-7621
   Chris Hawthorn - Peanuts, Rice........................... (202) 720-7688
   Jean Porter - Rye, Wheat................................. (202) 720-8068
   Chris Singh - Cotton, Cotton Ginnings, Sorghum........... (202) 720-5944
   Travis Thorson - Barley, Sunflower, Other Oilseeds....... (202) 720-7369
   
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