The National Agricultural Statistics Service predicts lower winter wheat yields than last year for Washington and Idaho in its harvest prediction based on June 1 conditions.

The service expects Washington to get 69 bushels an acre, which is down 7 from last year, and Idaho is expected to yield 83 bushels an acre, also down 7 bushels. The entire wheat crop is expected to decrease by 9 percent and 6 percent in Washington and Idaho.

For information, visit nass.usda.gov.

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