Quality of western Canadian lentils 2016 - Production
Lentil production in 2016 was estimated to be 3.2 million tonnes, which was 28% higher than in 2015, and more than two times higher than the 10-year average of 1.5 million tonnes (Table 1). Increase in production was due to a 43% increase in harvested area in 2016 from 2015. Saskatchewan continues to dominate lentil production in western Canada, accounting for about 84% of production, while Alberta accounts for about 16%.
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