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April 23, 2018 AAFC: Outlook for Principal Field Crops – April

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada   |  Category: Agronomics, General News, Marketing

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has released the April report for Canada: Outlook for Principal Field Crops. The report expects the 2017-18 carry out of stocks to fall to 230,000 tonnes. Looking ahead to 2018-19, AAFC forecasts a lower seeded area in Canada of 400,000 hectares. Production is estimated to increase to 600,000 tonnes basesd on average yields. Flax production in the Black Sea region will be important to watch. For the report click here.