News last update:6 Aug 2012

More oilseed crops in Europe

According to a forecast by Coceral, the European Union's (EU) total oilseeds production in 2008 should rise to 26.68m tonnes, up from 23.53m tonnes in 2007.

The forecast is marginally higher than the previous crop forecast it made in September.

The EU's rapeseed harvest is expected to rise to 18.99m tonnes, from 17.73m tonnes in 2007, while sunflower output is predicted to increase to 6.76m tonnes, compared to 4.9m tonnes last year.

Editor AllAboutFeed

Or register to be able to comment.