Lentils production in Australia too is bound to decline

Lentils production in Australia too is bound to decline from 8.3 to 4.19 lakh tonne in 2017-18. It is almost 50 % down from last year. Lentils area was reported higher by 16 % at 3.55 lakh ha. Due to rough weather condition Lentils production, would decline to 4.19 lakh tonne. Field peas production too, is bound to decline by 32.47 % to 2.8 lakh tonne in 2017-18. Australia had produced 4.15 lakh tonne field peas in 2016-17.

Canada lentil area is said to be lower

Canada lentil area is said to be lower than intended by one million acres to 3.77 MMT.Agri experts expected it to be 4.05 million acres. Actually, at the time of sowing prices remained subdued and it impacted farmers to reduce area from 4.05 to 3.37 million ha. Canada had planted 4.4million acres in 2018.Under current prevailing condition production would be only slip from last year’s 2.559 million metric ton (MT) harvest to 2.495 million this year.