Statistics & Estimates / Crop Estimates / 27 November 2018

Area planted estimate and fourth production forecast for winter cereals.
Oppervlakte- en vierde produksieskatting vir wintergewasse.

Index of 27 November Indeks

Winter cereals / Wintergewasse
Revised area planted and third production forecast  2018  Hersiene oppervlakte- en derde produksieskatting
Crop / Gewas Area planted
Oppervlakte beplant
Fourth forecast
Vierde skatting
Third forecast
Derde skatting
Area planted
Oppervlakte beplant
Final crop
Finale oes
Change / Verandering
2018 2018 2018 2017 2017
Ha Tons Tons Ha Tons %
(A) (B) (C) (D) (E) (B) ÷ (C)
Wheat / Koring 503 350 1 862 400 1 862 400 491 600 1 535 000
Malting barley / Moutgars 119 000 401 840 396 340 91 380 307 000 +1.39
Canola 77 000 115 500 115 500 84 000 93 500
Total / Totaal 699 350 2 379 740 2 374 240 666 980 1 935 500 +0.23

Note:  Estimate is for calendar year, for example production season 2018/19 = 2019
Nota:  Skatting is vir kalenderjaar, byvoorbeeld produksie-seisoen 2018/19 = 2019

Wheat / Koring
Production   2010-2018   Produksie
Graph of wheat production: 2010-2018

Malting Barley / Moutgars
Production   2010-2018   Produksie
Graph of malting barley production: 2010-2018

Canola
Production   2010-2018   Produksie
Graph of canola production: 2010-2018
Wheat / Koring
Revised area planted and fourth production forecast  2018  Hersiene oppervlakte- en vierde produksieskatting
Province / Provinsie Area planted
Oppervlakte beplant
Fourth forecast
Vierde skatting
Area planted
Oppervlakte beplant
Final crop
Finale oes
2018 2018 2017 2017
Ha Tons Ha Tons
Western Cape / Wes-Kaap 318 000 906 300 326 000 586 800
Northern Cape / Noord-Kaap 38 000 294 500 38 000 311 650
Free State / Vrystaat 100 000 365 000 80 000 336 000
Eastern Cape / Oos-Kaap 1 650 10 725 1 900 9 500
KwaZulu-Natal 7 000 43 400 7 500 45 750
Mpumalanga 3 500 21 875 4 000 25 400
Limpopo 20 000 126 000 20 000 132 000
Gauteng 1 200 7 800 700 4 200
North West / Noordwes 14 000 86 800 13 500 83 700
Total / Totaal 508 350 1 862 400 491 600 1 535 000

Winter crops / Wintergewasse
Area estimate and fourth production forecast of winter crops for (2018)  27 November 2018  Oppervlakte- en vierde produksieskatting van wintergewasse (2018)

Winter cereal crops – 2018 production season

Wheat

The expected commercial production of wheat is 1,862 million tons, which is the same than the previous forecast, with an expected yield of 3,70 t/ha.

The expected production in the Western Cape is 906 300 tons (49%), in the Free State 365 000 tons (20%) and in the Northern Cape 294 500 tons (16%).

The area estimate for wheat is 503 350 ha. An estimated 318 000 ha or 63% is planted in the Western Cape, 100 000 ha or 20% in the Free State and 38 000 ha or 8% in the Northern Cape.

Other crops

The production forecast for malting barley is 401 840 tons, which is 1,39% or 5 500 tons more than the previous forecast of 396 340 tons. The area planted is estimated at 119 000 ha, while the expected yield is 3,38 t/ha.

The expected canola crop also remained unchanged at 115 500 tons. The area estimate for canola is 77 000 ha and the expected yield is 1,50 t/ha.


Please note that the fifth production forecast for winter cereals for 2018 will be released on 20 December 2018.

Information is available on the internet at:
www.daff.gov.za/daffweb3/Home/Crop-Estimates or:
www.sagis.org.za, as from 15:30 on the date of the relevant meeting of the Crop Estimates Committee.

Wintergewasse – 2018 produksieseisoen

Koring

Die verwagte kommersiële produksie vir koring is 1,862 miljoen ton, wat dieselfde is as die vorige skatting, met 'n verwagte opbrengs van 3,70 t/ha.

Die verwagte produksie in die Wes-Kaap is 906 300 ton (49%), in die Vrystaat 365 000 ton (20%) en in die Noord-Kaap 294 500 ton (16%).

Die oppervlakteskatting vir koring is 503 350 ha. Die beraamde oppervlakte geplant in die Wes-Kaap is 318 000 ha of 63%, die Vrystaat is 100 000 ha of 20% en 38 000 ha of 8% is in die Noord-Kaap.

Ander gewasse

Die produksieskatting vir moutgars is 401 840 ton, wat 1,39% of 5 500 ton meer is as die vorige skatting van 396 340 ton. Die oppervlakte beplant word beraam op 119 000 ha, terwyl die verwagte opbrengs 3,38 t/ha beloop.

Die verwagte canola-oes is ook onveranderd gelaat op 115 500 ton. Die oppervlakteskatting vir canola is 77 000 ha en die verwagte opbrengs is 1,50 t/ha.


Neem asseblief kennis dat die vyfde produksieskatting vir wintergewasse vir 2018 op 20 Desember 2018 vrygestel sal word.

Inligting is beskikbaar op die internet by:
www.daff.gov.za/daffweb3/Home/Crop-Estimates of by:
www.sagis.org.za, vanaf 15:30 op die dag van die toepaslike vergadering van die Oesskattingskomitee.

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