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Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Mon Jan 27, 2014 04:58 PM CST

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) presented their first projections for the 2014/15 crop in the most recent edition of Canada: Outlook for Principal Field Crops. These projections take into account the expected actions of producers as they react to lower commodity prices, higher input prices along with high carry-in stocks due to a disappointing lack of movement experienced in many crops over the 2013/14 crop year that will undoubtedly linger into the next crop year.

Planted acres for all grains and oilseeds are expected to increase approximately 442,000 acres, while planted acres of pulses and special crops are expected to ...

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