Richmond - AP -- Wheat production in Virginia is up nearly 125% this year. The Virginia Department of Agricutlure and Consumer Services says wheat production totaled 17.7 million bushels. That's up from 8.2 million bushels in 2010.
Barley yields are also up per acre, as well as production.
Barley production is expected to total just under 6 million bushels, up 85 percent from 2010.
Flue-cured tobacco production is expected to total 44.4 million pounds, up 11 percent from 2010.
The state relayed the crop information from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Richmond field office. Read the entire weekly crop report here...
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