Spain: Spanish Fodder Continues to Seek New Export Markets

Commodities

Abundant spring precipitation delayed Spanish fodder harvesting operations and negatively affected the quality of the first cut. However, improved quality is reported for the summer cuts. Yield recovery, particularly in non-irrigated areas compensated for the reduction in planted area. As result, in MY2018/19, overall Spanish dried fodder production is projected to grow only marginally compared to MY2017/18. Yield recovery, particularly in non-irrigated areas compensated for the reduction in planted area. Given the absence of a strong domestic demand, the Spanish fodder industry continues to seek new export markets to diversify the destination of its products. 

Spain: Spanish Fodder Continues to Seek New Export Markets