Winter Wheat Planted Acres by State: Top 11

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The listings provided below summarize by year the states with the greatest number of planted acres of winter wheat.  The map below shows county-level winter wheat production as a fraction of total US production. It suggests and the subsequent annual planted acre graphs confirm, Kansas is the dominant producer, planter, and harvester of winter wheat at the state level.

Winter Wheat Production by County

Regions where Winter Wheat is grown.

Winter Wheat Planted Acres by State: Top 11 of 2019

The top 11 state winter wheat planted acres of 2019 were:

Planted Acre Rankings: 2019
Rank State Planted Acres (M Acres)
1 Kansas 6.90
2 Texas 4.50
3 Oklahoma 4.20
4 Colorado 2.15
5 Montana 2.00
6 Washington 1.75
7 Nebraska 1.07
8 South Dakota 0.86
9 Oregon 0.74
10 Idaho 0.73
11 Illinois 0.65

State Winter Planted Acres – 2019

Winter wheat Production by State - 2019 Rankings

Winter Wheat Planted Acres by State: Top 11 of 2018

The top 11 state winter wheat planted acres of 2018 were:

Planted Acre Rankings: 2018
Rank State Planted Acres (M Acres)
1 Kansas 7.70
2 Texas 4.50
3 Oklahoma 4.40
4 Colorado 2.25
5 Washington 1.70
6 Montana 1.65
7 Nebraska 1.10
8 South Dakota 0.83
9 Missouri 0.74
10 Idaho 0.72
10 Oregon 0.72

State Winter Planted Acres – 2018

Winter wheat Production by State - 2018 Rankings

Winter Wheat Planted Acres by State: Top 11 of 2017

The top 11 state winter wheat planted acres of 2017 were:

Planted Acre Rankings: 2017
Rank State Planted Acres (M Acres)
1 Kansas 7.60
2 Texas 4.70
3 Oklahoma 4.50
4 Colorado 2.25
5 Montana 1.75
6 Washington 1.70
7 Nebraska 1.12
8 South Dakota 0.91
9 Idaho 0.72
10 Oregon 0.70
11 Missouri 0.64

State Winter Planted Acres – 2017

Winter wheat Production by State - 2017 Rankings

Winter Wheat Planted Acres by State: Top 11 of 2016

The top 11 state winter wheat planted acres of 2016 were:

Planted Acre Rankings: 2016
Rank State Planted Acres (M Acres)
1 Kansas 8.50
2 Oklahoma 5.00
2 Texas 5.00
4 Colorado 2.35
5 Montana 2.25
6 Washington 1.70
7 Nebraska 1.37
8 South Dakota 1.18
9 Idaho 0.77
10 Oregon 0.72
11 Missouri 0.69

State Winter Planted Acres – 2016

Winter wheat Production by State - 2016 Rankings

Winter Wheat Planted Acres by State: Top 11 of 2015

The top 11 state winter wheat planted acres of 2015 were:

Planted Acre Rankings: 2015
Rank State Planted Acres (M Acres)
1 Kansas 9.20
2 Texas 6.10
3 Oklahoma 5.30
4 Colorado 2.45
5 Montana 2.35
6 Washington 1.65
7 Nebraska 1.49
8 South Dakota 1.42
9 Idaho 0.76
9 Missouri 0.76
11 Oregon 0.74

State Winter Planted Acres – 2015

Winter wheat Production by State - 2015 Rankings

Winter Wheat Planted Acres by State: Top 11 of 2014

The top 11 state winter wheat planted acres of 2014 were:

Planted Acre Rankings: 2014
Rank State Planted Acres (M Acres)
1 Kansas 9.60
2 Texas 6.00
3 Oklahoma 5.30
4 Colorado 2.75
5 Montana 2.50
6 Washington 1.70
7 Nebraska 1.55
8 South Dakota 1.21
9 Missouri 0.88
10 North Dakota 0.87
11 North Carolina 0.83

State Winter Planted Acres – 2014

Winter wheat Production by State - 2014 Rankings

Winter Wheat Planted Acres by State: Top 11 of 2013

The top 11 state winter wheat planted acres of 2013 were:

Planted Acre Rankings: 2013
Rank State Planted Acres (M Acres)
1 Kansas 9.50
2 Texas 6.30
3 Oklahoma 5.60
4 Colorado 2.30
5 Montana 2.00
6 Washington 1.70
7 Nebraska 1.47
8 South Dakota 1.30
9 Missouri 1.08
10 North Carolina 0.99
11 Illinois 0.88

State Winter Planted Acres – 2013

Winter wheat Production by State - 2013 Rankings

Winter Wheat Planted Acres by State: Top 11 of 2012

The top 11 state winter wheat planted acres of 2012 were:

Planted Acre Rankings: 2012
Rank State Planted Acres (M Acres)
1 Kansas 9.40
2 Texas 5.60
3 Oklahoma 5.40
4 Colorado 2.35
5 Montana 2.30
6 Washington 1.70
7 Nebraska 1.37
8 South Dakota 1.32
9 North Carolina 0.81
10 Oregon 0.79
11 Idaho 0.78
11 Missouri 0.78

State Winter Planted Acres – 2012

Winter wheat Production by State - 2012 Rankings

Winter Wheat Planted Acres by State: Top 11 of 2011

The top 11 state winter wheat planted acres of 2011 were:

Planted Acre Rankings: 2011
Rank State Planted Acres (M Acres)
1 Kansas 8.80
2 Texas 5.30
3 Oklahoma 5.10
4 Colorado 2.25
4 Montana 2.25
6 Washington 1.75
7 South Dakota 1.65
8 Nebraska 1.55
9 Ohio 0.88
10 Oregon 0.85
11 Idaho 0.84

State Winter Planted Acres – 2011

Winter wheat Production by State - 2011 Rankings

Winter Wheat Planted Acres by State: Top 11 of 2010

The top 11 state winter wheat planted acres of 2010 were:

Planted Acre Rankings: 2010
Rank State Planted Acres (M Acres)
1 Kansas 8.30
2 Texas 5.70
3 Oklahoma 5.20
4 Colorado 2.40
5 Montana 2.00
6 Washington 1.75
7 Nebraska 1.60
8 South Dakota 1.35
9 Oregon 0.80
10 Idaho 0.75
11 Ohio 0.72

State Winter Planted Acres – 2010

Winter wheat Production by State - 2010 Rankings

Winter Wheat Planted Acres by State: Top 11 of 2009

The top 11 state winter wheat planted acres of 2009 were:

Planted Acre Rankings: 2009
Rank State Planted Acres (M Acres)
1 Kansas 9.30
2 Texas 6.40
3 Oklahoma 5.60
4 Colorado 2.60
5 Montana 2.55
6 South Dakota 1.75
6 Washington 1.75
8 Nebraska 1.70
9 Ohio 0.98
10 Illinois 0.85
11 Oregon 0.80

State Winter Planted Acres – 2009

Winter wheat Production by State - 2009 Rankings

Winter Wheat Planted Acres by State: Top 11 of 2008

The top 11 state winter wheat planted acres of 2008 were:

Planted Acre Rankings: 2008
Rank State Planted Acres (M Acres)
1 Kansas 9.60
2 Texas 5.80
3 Oklahoma 5.60
4 Montana 2.60
5 Colorado 2.15
6 South Dakota 2.05
7 Nebraska 1.75
7 Washington 1.75
9 Missouri 1.25
10 Illinois 1.20
11 Ohio 1.12

State Winter Planted Acres – 2008

Winter wheat Production by State - 2008 Rankings

Winter Wheat Planted Acres by State: Top 11 of 2007

The top 11 state winter wheat planted acres of 2007 were:

Planted Acre Rankings: 2007
Rank State Planted Acres (M Acres)
1 Kansas 10.40
2 Texas 6.20
3 Oklahoma 5.90
4 Colorado 2.50
5 Montana 2.24
6 South Dakota 2.10
7 Nebraska 2.05
8 Washington 1.72
9 Missouri 1.05
10 Illinois 1.00
11 Arkansas 0.82
11 Ohio 0.82

State Winter Planted Acres – 2007

Winter wheat Production by State - 2007 Rankings

Winter Wheat Planted Acres by State: Top 11 of 2006

The top 11 state winter wheat planted acres of 2006 were:

Planted Acre Rankings: 2006
Rank State Planted Acres (M Acres)
1 Kansas 9.80
2 Oklahoma 5.70
3 Texas 5.55
4 Colorado 2.15
5 Montana 1.95
6 Washington 1.85
7 Nebraska 1.80
8 South Dakota 1.45
9 Missouri 1.00
10 Ohio 0.99
11 Illinois 0.93

State Winter Planted Acres – 2006

Winter wheat Production by State - 2006 Rankings

Winter Wheat Planted Acres by State: Top 11 of 2005

The top 11 state winter wheat planted acres of 2005 were:

Planted Acre Rankings: 2005
Rank State Planted Acres (M Acres)
1 Kansas 10.000
2 Oklahoma 5.700
3 Texas 5.500
4 Colorado 2.550
5 Montana 2.150
6 Nebraska 1.850
6 Washington 1.850
8 South Dakota 1.550
9 Ohio 0.860
10 Oregon 0.815
11 Idaho 0.770

State Winter Planted Acres – 2005

Winter wheat Production by State - 2005 Rankings

Winter Wheat Planted Acres by State: Top 11 of 2004

The top 11 state winter wheat planted acres of 2004 were:

Planted Acre Rankings: 2004
Rank State Planted Acres (M Acres)
1 Kansas 10.00
2 Texas 6.30
3 Oklahoma 6.20
4 Colorado 2.30
5 Montana 1.90
6 Nebraska 1.85
7 Washington 1.80
8 South Dakota 1.65
9 Missouri 1.05
10 Illinois 0.92
10 Ohio 0.92

State Winter Planted Acres – 2004

Winter wheat Production by State - 2004 Rankings

Winter Wheat Planted Acres by State: Top 11 of 2003

The top 11 state winter wheat planted acres of 2003 were:

Planted Acre Rankings: 2003
Rank State Planted Acres (M Acres)
1 Kansas 10.50
2 Oklahoma 6.70
3 Texas 6.60
4 Colorado 2.60
5 Montana 1.90
5 Nebraska 1.90
7 Washington 1.85
8 South Dakota 1.65
9 Ohio 1.06
10 Oregon 0.97
11 Missouri 0.96

State Winter Planted Acres – 2003

Winter wheat Production by State - 2003 Rankings

Winter Wheat Planted Acres by State: Top 11 of 2002

The top 11 state winter wheat planted acres of 2002 were:

Planted Acre Rankings: 2002
Rank State Planted Acres (M Acres)
1 Kansas 9.70
2 Texas 6.40
3 Oklahoma 6.20
4 Colorado 2.35
5 Washington 1.85
6 Nebraska 1.65
7 Montana 1.45
8 South Dakota 1.30
9 Arkansas 0.95
10 Missouri 0.90
11 Ohio 0.86

State Winter Planted Acres – 2002

Winter wheat Production by State - 2002 Rankings

Winter Wheat Planted Acres by State: Top 11 of 2001

The top 11 state winter wheat planted acres of 2001 were:

Planted Acre Rankings: 2001
Rank State Planted Acres (M Acres)
1 Kansas 9.80
2 Oklahoma 5.60
2 Texas 5.60
4 Colorado 2.35
5 Washington 1.85
6 Nebraska 1.75
7 Montana 1.30
7 South Dakota 1.30
9 Arkansas 1.10
10 Ohio 0.95
11 Missouri 0.90

State Winter Planted Acres – 2001

Winter wheat Production by State - 2001 Rankings

Winter Wheat Planted Acres by State: Top 11 of 2000

The top 11 state winter wheat planted acres of 2000 were:

Planted Acre Rankings: 2000
Rank State Planted Acres (M Acres)
1 Kansas 9.80
2 Oklahoma 6.10
3 Texas 6.00
4 Colorado 2.50
5 Washington 1.85
6 Nebraska 1.75
7 Montana 1.50
8 South Dakota 1.35
9 Arkansas 1.18
10 Ohio 1.12
11 Missouri 1.05

State Winter Planted Acres – 2000

Winter wheat Production by State - 2000 Rankings