Industry News       English French Dutch Spanish German Russian Italian Portuguese Portuguese Danish Greek Romanian Ukrainean Chinese Polish Korean
Logo Slogan_Polish

CASTLE MALTING NEWS in partnership with Polish
12 May, 2022

Barley news Canada: Barley acreage estimated 9.7% down from last year

StatsCan barley acreage estimate of April, 26 is 3.0 mln ha, 9.7 % less than last year. Private estimates are lower, down up to 25% in Saskatchewan and 15% in Alberta, H. M. Gauger GmbH said earlier in May.

Planting is delayed after a long and very cold winter, in the eastern Prairies heavy rains delay seeding, and in the important West it is still too cold and too dry.

We may still see a crop of 9 – 10 mln tonnes, but right now farmers are super reluctant to price their crops, after the awful experience of last year, the analysts said.

Exports of crop 21 barley are 1.76 mln tonnes to-date, of which 1.68 mln to China. Such an export performance after a crop failure could only be achieved with the help of record imports of U.S. Yellow Corn.

Wstecz, the global information source for the brewing and malting industry professionals. The bi-weekly Newsletters feature latest industry news, statistics in graphs and tables, world barley and malt prices, and other relevant information. Click here to get full access to If you are a Castle Malting client, you can get free access to website and publications. Contact us for more information at .

(Taurus 0,3633 sec.)