Canada: Barley production drops 10.2% in 2017
Canadian farmers reported a 10.2% decrease in barley production to 7.9 million tonnes in 2017, Statistics Canada said in its latest update on December 6.
The decline was the result of a 4.9% decrease in harvested area to 5.2 million acres, combined with a 5.4% drop in average yield to 69.4 bushels per acre, it is reported.
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