Clearer picture emerges of latest summer grains harvest

As South Africa’s 2011/12 summer grains harvesting season continues in full swing it appears that the Crop Estimates Committee is gaining a clearer picture of estimated final maize yields.

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The CEC’s latest report showed no variation in the maize crop estimate compared to the previous forecast. Although SA is expected to produce nearly 700 000 tons more maize than for the 2010/11 season, local maize prices are not expected to be affected.

Read the full story in the 13 July 2012 issue of FW.