FAO/GIEWS - Food Outlook May/June 1997 Table A.12

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Table A.12 - CANADA: MARCH INTENTIONS
OF PRINCIPAL FIELD CROPS AREA FOR 1997


Seeded area Change 1997

1996 1997 over 1996

( . . . . . thousand hectares . . . . . ) (. percentage .)
Wheat 12 949 11668 -9.8
Oats 2 058 1946 -4.0
Barley 5 322 5133 -3.6
Rye 194 139 -28.4
Maize 1 081 1124 4.0
Linseed 603 923 53.1
Rapeseed 3 582 4711 31.5

SOURCE: Statistics Canada, 30 April 1997.
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