AgCanada Maintains Mustard Forecast

PANAMA - Jun 17/17 - SNS -- In its latest monthly review of Canadian mustard seed Agriculture Canada's market analysis branch in Winnipeg updated its production forecast for the 2017-18 marketing year. It is important to note that the forecast is not based on a survey of farmers.

It thinks production could reach 150,000 MT from 158,000 hectares, compared to 234,000 MT from 212,000 hectares last year.

Agriculture Canada forecasts exports will reach 125,000 MT in 2017-18, compared to a forecast 117,000 this season and 113,000 MT last season. Domestic use is forecast at 45,000 MT in the coming marketing year, versus 46,000 this season.