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

INDEX OF 20 DECEMBER/DESEMBER INDEKS
Winter cereals / Wintergewasse
Revised area planted and fifth production forecast  2018  Hersiene oppervlakte- en vyfde produksieskatting
Crop / Gewas Area planted
Oppervlakte beplant
Fifth forecast
Vyfde skatting
Fourth forecast
Vierde 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 1 830 600 1 862 400 491 600 1 535 000 -1.71
Malting barley / Moutgars 119 000 401 840 401 840 91 380 307 000
Canola 77 000 103 950 115 500 84 000 93 500 -10.00
Total / Totaal 699 350 2 336 390 2 379 740 666 980 1 935 500 -1.82

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 / Produksie
1st to 5th forecast / 1ste tot 5de skatting
Wheat production graph: 1st to 5th forecast for 2018
Malting Barley / Moutgars
Production / Produksie
1st to 5th forecast / 1ste tot 5de skatting
Graph of malting barley production: 1st to 5th forecast for 2018
Canola
Production / Produksie
1st to 5th forecast / 1ste tot 5de skatting
Canola production graph: 1st to 5th forecast for 2018
Wheat / Koring
Revised area planted and fifth production forecast  2018  Hersiene oppervlakte- en vyfde produksieskatting
Province / Provinsie Area planted
Oppervlakte beplant
Fifth forecast
Vyfde 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 100 000 340 000 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 20 000 122 000 20 000 132 000
Gauteng 1 200 7 800 700 4 200
North West / Noordwes 14 000 84 000 13 500 83 700
Total / Totaal 503 350 1 830 600 491 600 1 535 000

Winter crops / Wintergewasse
Area estimate and fifth production forecast of winter crops for (2018) / Oppervlakte- en vyfde produksieskatting van wintergewasse (2018)

Winter cereal crops – 2018 production season

Wheat

The expected commercial production of wheat is 1,831 million tons, which is 1,71% or 31 800 tons less than the previous forecast of 1,862 million tons, with an expected yield of 3,64 t/ha.

The expected production in the Western Cape is 906 300 tons (50%), in the Free State 340 000 tons (19%) 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 the same as the previous month's forecast. The area planted is estimated at 119 000 ha, while the expected yield is 3,38 t/ha.

The expected canola crop decreased by 10,0% or 11 550 tons to 103 950 tons. The area estimate for canola is 77 000 ha and the expected yield is 1,35 t/ha.


Please note that the sixth production forecast for winter cereals for 2018 will be released on 29 January 2019.

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 1,831 miljoen ton, wat 1,71% of 31 800 ton minder is as die vorige skatting van 1,862 miljoen ton, met 'n verwagte opbrengs van 3,64 t/ha.

Die verwagte produksie in die Wes-Kaap is 906 300 ton (50%), in die Vrystaat 340 000 ton (19%) 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 dieselfde is as die vorige maand se skatting. Die oppervlakte beplant word beraam op 119 000 ha, terwyl die verwagte opbrengs 3,38 t/ha beloop.

Die verwagte canola-oes is met 10,0% of 11 550 ton verminder na 103 950 ton. Die oppervlakteskatting vir kanola is 77 000 ha en die verwagte opbrengs is 1,35 t/ha.


Neem asseblief kennis dat die sesde produksie­skatting vir wintergewasse vir 2018 op 29 Januarie 2019 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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