Quality of western Canadian peas 2015
This report presents quality data for 2015 western Canadian peas from Canadian Grain Commission’s Harvest Sample Program. Samples were submitted by western Canadian producers to the Canadian Grain Commission’s Grain Research Laboratory for analysis.
Pea production for 2015 was estimated to be 3.2 million tonnes, which was down approximately 16% from 2014. However, production was 2% higher than the 10-year average (Table 1). The decrease in production was the result of 7% reduction in harvested area and 8% reduction in yield from 2014. Saskatchewan accounted for 56% of Canadian pea production, while Alberta accounted for 42% and Manitoba accounted for 2%.
|Province||Harvested area||Production||Yield||Mean production|
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