Forecasts of the new harvest grain is improved for the US and the EU

2016-05-25 15:29:53
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Forecasts of the new harvest grain is improved for the US and the EU

According to the European Agency for the monitoring agricultural resources MARS, EU countries have good prospects to collect a high grain harvest, despite the changing weather conditions.

 

In General, during April the weather was quite favorable for the development of grain crops. Therefore, experts MARS raised its forecast for average yield of grain crops from 54.9 kg/ha to 55.4 q/ha. a Forecast yield of soft and durum wheat has not changed and is 58.5 kg/ha. it is Expected that the current yield of grain crops, including wheat, will exceed the average for the last five years. Cold and wet weather that prevailed over the regions of the EU at the end of April, has delayed sowing of spring crops.

 

 

the Yield of grain crops in the EU-28, t/ha

 

 

Average for 5 years

the Forecast for 2016

 

Crops

 

53,2

55,4

 

soft Wheat

 

58.3 per

61,1

 

durum Wheat

 

33,3

34,5

 

Barley

 

47,2

49,9

 

Maize

 

69,1

of 7.31

 

Canola

 

32,1

32,9

 

Sunflower

 

19,1

20,1

 

Recent monitoring by the USDA showed that the condition of winter wheat crops in the United States remains fairly stable. As last week, as 62 % of crops assessed as "good – excellent", whereas a year ago the figure was 45 %. At the heading stage is 75 % of crops, which exceeded the previous year of 74 % and the average for the last 5 years 66 %.

 

the Performance of spring wheat improved significantly. Sowing rate had finally reached last year's level. Now planted 95 % of the area, which corresponds to 2015 and higher than the average 5 years of 77 %. Already has stairs to the 78 % of planted area of which exceeds last year's 76 % and the average for 5 years 51 %. As in the past year, as 76 % of spring wheat is estimated at "good – excellent".