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Mustard seeds: Canada cannot offer sufficient replacement

March 3, 2022 at 12:08 PM , Der AUDITOR
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OTTAWA/KYIV. The forecasts for Canada's mustard seed crop in 2022 remain optimistic and could even have upward potential. It will also be interesting to see how shipments to the EU develop in the near future. In the European market, buyers must be prepared for high prices.

Hope for a good crop

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's forecast for the 2022/2023 Canadian mustard seed season clings to the hope that a return to average yields this year could see a much higher crop result with a 20% increase in acreage. Yield and production were at an all-time low last year. The forecast for this year is 150,000 mt ha. However, given the current geopolitical situation, which could not yet be taken into account in the current report, it would not be surprising if Canada's mustard seed farmers go even a step further. Up to now, both Russia an

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