French Grain Crop Revised Up 16.6% On Year

The French 08/09 grain crop is now seen 16.6% higher than 07/08 at 69.3MMT according to the French Ministry. This is up 400,000MT on it's last estimate made in July.

Soft wheat production is seen up more than 20% on 07/08 to 37.1MMT and its barley crop up 27% to 12MMT.

The 2008/09 corn crop is seen at 14.85MMT, up 2.2% on 07/08.