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Tue Jul 8, 2014 09:07 AM CDT

WINNIPEG (Dow Jones) -- Canadian farmers planted the smallest barley crop in 50 years, according to Statistics Canada, but an industry official doesn't think acreage will remain that low in the long term.

The Statistics Canada Seeded Acreage report released June 27 pegged barley acreage at 6.09 million acres, down from 7.08 million acres in 2013. This was the lowest acreage since 1964, according to the agency.

"We've been through this before, where barley acres have declined significantly, and it's impacted the industry quite severely," said Brian Otto, the chairman of the Barley Council of Canada. One of the contributing ...

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