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Canadian 2017/18 Principal Field Crop Area - StatsCan

WINNIPEG, Apr 21, 2017 (Commodity News Service Canada, Inc. via COMTEX) --

Following is Statistics Canada's 2017/18 estimates of principal field crop area report. The figures are as of March 31, 2017, in thousands of acres. Source: Statistics Canada.

                 -------acres-------
                2017/18   2016/17
Barley            5,880     6,390
Edible Beans        260       277
Canary Seed         270       260
Canola           22,387    20,367
Chickpeas           140       160
Corn for grain    3,751     3,325
Flaxseed          1,115       935
Lentils           4,385     5,860
Mustard             390       525
Oats              3,419     2,834
Dry peas          3,989     4,239
Soybeans          6,956     5,467
Summerfallow      1,765     1,990
Sunflower            50        70
Total wheat*     23,182    23,212
Durum wheat       5,145     6,190
Spring wheat     16,664    15,404
Winter wheat      1,373     1,618

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