To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the harvest forecast for arable crops across the EU.
10 November 2016
The UK contributes statistical data to the European Commission cereals harvest forecast, which is reviewed each month. The EU forecast for 2016/17, as at the end of October, indicates total cereals availability of 294.8 million tonnes. This represents a 5.4% reduction on 2015/16. EU harvest forecasts are published on the Commission’s website.