Map of crop prospects and food supply situation


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Unfavourable prospects for current crops Food supply shortfall in current marketing year requiring exceptional assistance Unfavourable crop prospects and food supply shortfall

NORTH AMERICA: Winter wheat planting is virtually complete in the United States and the condition of emerging crops is on the whole better than at the same time last year. In Canada, output of cereals in 2002 has fallen sharply following severe drought in parts. Output of wheat is officially estimated at 15.5 million tonnes, about 25 percent down from last year while that of coarse grains is put at 19.8 million tonnes, 13 percent down from 2001.

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