Mexico: Grain and Feed Update

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Mexico’s projected wheat production in marketing year (MY) 2021/22 is revised upward compared to the USDA official forecast to 3.2 million metric tons (MMT) based on updated official Mexican production data. Estimated MY 2020/21 corn production is revised higher to 27.2 MMT, reflecting a slightly larger planted area than previously anticipated. Similarly, the sorghum production estimate for MY 2020/21 has been revised upward based on official Mexican data covering the 2020 spring/summer and 2020/21 fall/winter crop cycles. The rice production estimate for MY 2020/21 is revised slightly downward to 209,000 MT (rough production) on lower than expected yields due to adverse weather conditions.

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