Strategie Grains the third time reduces the forecasts of grain production in the EU
the Agency Strategie Grains for the third time lowered the forecast of wheat production in the EU. In comparison with the last report of the crop estimate was reduced by 900 tonnes to 140,7 million tonnes, which still exceeds that of 2016 at 5 million tonnes. Until then, the forecast of wheat production was reduced by 1.1 million tonnes in may and June.
the Gross yield of all wheat (including solids) will be 3.3 million tons more than last year, and will be 149,3 million tons.
Assessment of soft wheat crop for France increased from 35.6 to 36.3 million tons.
the Forecast of barley production for the EU is reduced by 500 thousand tons to 58 million tons, 2.5 million tons will yield the harvest of last year.
the Forecast corn production decreased by 1.2 million tonnes to 58.8 million tonnes against 60 million tonnes in 2016.
According to FranceAgriMer, on July 10, France's soft wheat was harvested with 29% of the planned areas, with 66% of crops were in good or excellent condition.
Winter barley as of July 10, collected on 95% of the area, which is 35% higher than the previous week. Began the collection of spring barley that was threshed on 11% of the area.
On the specified date 65% of the crops of spring barley and 81% of corn was in good or excellent condition, which corresponds to the level of the previous week.