The United States is a significant producer of rye. The 2011 rye crop totaled more than 6.3 million bushels and was valued at approximately $49 million. The marketing year average price in the U.S. in 2011 was $7.77 per bushel, an increase of just over $2.50 from the previous year.
Much of the U.S. rye production takes place in Georgia and Oklahoma. In 2011, Georgia produced 945,000 bushels of rye, and Oklahoma produced 825,000 bushels. Production in both Georgia and Oklahoma was down relative to the previous year. (NASS 2012) June 2012 ... Rye
- AGS 104--A New Rye Cultivar for Winter Forage and Silage Production, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, 2007 - Describes a new early winter rye cultivar developed by the University of Florida and the University of Georgia.
- Boosting Ethanol Production from Rye, Biotimes magazine article on cellulosic ethanol research in Europe, 2005.
- Crop Production Summary, National Ag Statistical Service (NASS), USDA.
- Crop Profile for Rye in Georgia, 2006.
- Crop Values Annual Summary, NASS, USDA.
- Fall Rye Production, Alberta Agriculture and Food, Canada, 2007 - This crop is the most productive of the cereal grain crops under conditions of low temperature, low fertility and drought.
- Feed Year in Review (International), Economic Research Service (ERS), USDA.
- Global Agricultural Trade System (GATS), Foreign Ag Service, USDA.
- Grain and Oilseed Reports, USDA - National report on weekly markets.
- Grain: World Markets and Trade, FAS, USDA.
- Rye: A forgotten spirit is reborn, New York Times, 2006.
- Rye, The New American Farmer, Sustainable Agriculture and Research Education, USDA - Describes two rye-growing operations in the United States.
- Rye Production and Uses Worldwide, American Association of Cereal Chemists, 2001.
- Rye: Supply and disappearance, Feed Grains Database, Economic Research Service, USDA, 2011.
- Small Grains Annual Summary, NASS, USDA.
Links updated June 2012.