FRENCH MILLING WHEAT QUALITY ON DELIVERY TO INLAND COLLECTION SILOS
HARVEST 2020: GOOD QUALITY HARVEST
The 2019/20 growing season had two defining characteristics: especially frequent and abundant rains during the autumn, then drought during the spring. These two climatic events combined to reduce cultivated areas and push down average yields. Ultimately, milling wheat production totalled 29.5 million tons, down 17% compared with the 2015-2019 average.
In terms of quality, this year’s harvest meets the requirements of the various users across the market with satisfactory to good values for the physical and technological criteria. Close to 81% of 2020-crop wheat is classed as either “Superior” or “Premium” quality milling wheat.
FRENCH DURUM WHEAT QUALITY ON DELIVERY TO INLAND COLLECTION SILOS
DURUM WHEAT 2020: A HARVEST OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY
The 2019/20 growing season was marked by difficult weather conditions that resulted in a reduction to production volumes. For its part, grain quality is satisfactory on most criteria.