Spain will increase its cereal harvest by 93.6% in 2024, according to cooperatives

Published May 29, 2024

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Spain's cereal production is projected to surge by 93.6% in 2024, compared to the previous drought-stricken year, and by 15.6% compared to the five-year average, as per Agro-Food Cooperatives. The cultivation area spans 5.45 million hectares, with expected yields of 3.69 tonnes per hectare, which is 11% above the five-year average. The harvest is predicted to include 6.3 million tons of common wheat, 7.7 million tons of barley, 3.6 million tons of corn, among other cereals. This is a significant recovery from the catastrophic 2023 season, with rainfall patterns supporting rain-fed cultivation and adequate temperatures to prevent water stress.
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Spain will produce 20.09 million tons of cereals in the 2024 campaign, which represents a growth of 93.6% compared to the last one - reduced by drought - and 15.6% compared to the average of the last five years , according to Agro-Food Cooperatives. The first estimates from the cooperatives, released this Tuesday, suggest that the campaign will be good and even more so taking into account the 2023 season, considered catastrophic for the Spanish agricultural sector. The cereal cultivation area in Spain amounts to 5.45 million hectares, according to the figure from the cooperatives, based on data from the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Yields will be 3.69 tonnes per hectare in 2024, 11% above the five-year average and slightly below the five-year average excluding 2023 (considered exceptional). The harvest of common wheat will amount to 6.3 million tons, that of barley 7.7 million tons, that of corn 3.6 million tons, that of durum wheat, 900,000 tons, that of oats for ...
Source: PEefeagro
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