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Wheat, canola production soar to new heights

Dec. 7, 2011 - Wheat production in Canada increased in 2011 and canola production hit record levels, based on recent estimates from Statistics Canada. Wheat production rose nine percent to 25.3 million tonnes, with an average yield of 44 bushels per acre. Canola production was up 10.7 percent to 14 million tonnes, thanks to a 9.1 percent increase in harvested acres. 


December 7, 2011
By Saskatoon StarPhoenix

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Dec. 7, 2011 – Wheat production in Canada increased in 2011 and canola
production hit record levels, based on recent estimates from Statistics
Canada. Wheat production rose nine percent to 25.3 million tonnes, with
an average yield of 44 bushels per acre. Canola production was up 10.7
percent to 14 million tonnes, thanks to a 9.1 percent increase in
harvested acres.  |   READ MORE