Bigger Mustard Crop Forecast

PANAMA - Jan 26/18 - SNS -- In its latest monthly review of Canadian mustard seed Agriculture Canada's market analysis branch in Winnipeg released its first forecast for the 2018-19 marketing year. It is important to note these are unofficial estimates.

It thinks production will reach 145,000 MT from 150,000 hectares this year, compared to 122,000 MT from 156,000 hectares last year.

Agriculture Canada forecasts exports will reach 125,000 MT in 2017-18, compared to 120,000 this season and 124,000 MT the previous marketing year. Domestic use is forecast at 42,000 MT in the coming marketing year, versus 47,000 this season.