According to Statistics Canada planting intentions and assuming average yields, Post forecast total production of wheat, barley, corn and oats to reach 53.6 million metric tons (MMT) in 2016/2017. This is a 1.5 percent increase from 2015/2016 production levels. Wheat and barley production are forecast to increase by 4.0 percent and 1.3 percent, respectively, from 2015/2016. Corn and oat production are forecast to drop by 1.6 percent and 5.9 percent, respectively. Total imports are forecast to fall nearly 5 percent due to mainly to higher domestic supplies of barley in 2016/2017. Total exports, mainly wheat, are forecast to drop nearly 9.0 percent due to lower domestic supplies and lower carry-in of wheat. Wheat ending stocks are projected to drop to a record low.