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TABLE-South Africa’s 2020/2021 crop estimates

PUBLISHED: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 12:30:02 GMT

JOHANNESBURG, March 25 (Reuters) – South Africa’s Crop Estimates Committee released its latest crop estimates on Thursday is a breakdown of the data. SUMMER CROPS – SECOND PRODUCTION AND REVISED AREA PLANTED FORECAST FOR 2021 SEASON 2021 PREVIOUS 2020 ESTIMATE White Maize Area 1,691,900 ha 1,682,400 ha 1,616,300 ha Production 8,795,890 T 8,799,360 T 8,547,500 T Yellow Maize Area 1,063,500 ha 1,068,500 ha 994,500 ha Production 7,125,900 T 7,049,600 T 6,752,500 T Total Maize Area 2,755,400 ha 2,750,900 ha 2,610,800 ha Production 15,921,790 T 15,848,960 T 15,300,000 T Sunflower Seed Area 477,800 ha 474,800 ha 500,300 ha Production 696,290 T 712,940 T 788,500 T Soya Beans Area 827,100 ha 826,500 ha 705,000 ha Production 1,728,150 T 1,620,900 T 1,245,500 T Ground Nuts Area 38,550 ha 40,050 ha 37,500 ha Production 57,900 T 58,425 T 50,080 T Sorghum Area 49,200 ha 46,200 ha 42,500 ha Production 187,670 T 170,590 T 158,000 T Dry Beans Area 48,890 ha 51,990 ha 50,150 ha Production 62,117 T 65,467 T 64,800 T (Reporting by Tanisha Heiberg Editing by Nqobile Dludla)

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