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Chickpeas: acreage raises question marks

July 8, 2024 at 11:41 AM , Der AUDITOR
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NEW DELHI/OTTAWA. There is still no concrete information on the area under chickpeas in Canada in 2024, although it is estimated to be larger than last year. In India, traders are calling for storage limits to be lifted.

Weather has improved

Market players can still only speculate about this year's acreage in Canada. According to the experts at Rayglen Commodities, it is assumed that it will be larger than last year, but the later sowing due to adverse weather conditions casts doubt on this. At first it was too wet in the growing regions, but the rainfall has eased recently, meaning that diseases can no longer spread as easily. Sask Ag reports 93% good or excellent results for potential production quality this year, according to Rayglen. Acreage in the USA is also said to have incre

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