Model-based principal field crop estimates, 2017

Canola production in Canada is estimated to reach a record 19.7 million tonnes in 2017, according to Statistics Canada’s model-based principal field crop estimates. Soybean production is also estimated to reach a record, at 8.3 million tonnes. Current oilseed prices and profitability have encouraged Canadian farmers to plant record acreage for both of these crops.

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