From Stats Can, the Daily
Canadian farmers reported soybean production could reach another record level in 2014 at 6.0 million tonnes.
Production in Ontario is expected to increase 10.3% to 3.6 million tonnes. A 16.8% increase in harvested area is expected to drive the overall gain compared with 2013. Average yield is expected to decline 5.7% to 43.3 bushels per acre.
Farmers in Quebec expect overall output to reach the 1.0 million tonne mark for the first time in 2014. As in Ontario, a larger harvested area (+19.8%) is expected to boost production.
Manitoba is anticipating a stable level of production in 2014 at 1.1 million tonnes. Higher harvested area (+15.8%) is expected to be offset by a 5.0 bushel per acre decrease in yield from 2013 to 32.6 bushels per acre.