Czech 2017 grain harvest seen at 6.74 mln tonnes -stats office

13.10.2017

The Czech Republic's 2017 grain harvest was seen at 6.74 million tonnes in September, unchanged versus an estimate made in August, data from the Czech Statistics Bureau (CSU) showed on Friday. Last year, the grain harvest totalled 7.73 million tones.

The following forecasts are based on data collected as of September 15. The 2016 data are actual harvest results. CROP (tonnes) 2017-Sept 2017-Aug 2016-actual wheat 4,649,345 4,642,995 5,454,663 rye 105,180 104,544 104,353 barley 1,675,594 1,680,056 1,845,254 oats 145,356 143,606 132,220 triticale 166,198 170,562 193,198 BASIC GRAINS 6,741,674 6,741,762 7,729,689 rapeseed 1,141,847 1,148,542 1,359,125 NOTE. The overall area sown with basic grains decreased to 1,262,318 hectares, from 1,263,548 hectares harvested in 2016.


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