Table 1 
March intentions of principal field crop areas 

March intentions of principal field crop areas
  2015 2016 20171p 2015 to 2016 2016 to 2017
  thousands of acresthousands of acresthousands of acres % change% change
Total wheat (including winter wheat remaining)2 24,111 23,212 23,182 -3.7 -0.1
Durum wheat 5,820 6,190 5,145 6.4 -16.9
Spring wheat 17,013 15,404 16,664 -9.5 8.2
Winter wheat3 1,278 1,618 1,373 26.6 -15.2
Barley 6,527 6,390 5,880 -2.1 -8.0
Canary seed 325 260 270 -20.0 3.8
Canola 20,665 20,367 22,387 -1.4 9.9
Chick peas 115 160 140 39.1 -12.5
Corn for grain 3,275 3,325 3,751 1.5 12.8
Dry beans 260 277 260 6.5 -6.1
Dry field peas 3,680 4,239 3,989 15.2 -5.9
Fall rye3 259 329 252 27.1 -23.3
Flaxseed 1,640 935 1,115 -43.0 19.3
Lentils 4,035 5,860 4,385 45.2 -25.2
Mustard seed 345 525 390 52.2 -25.7
Oats 3,337 2,834 3,419 -15.1 20.6
Soybeans 5,441 5,467 6,956 0.5 27.2
Summerfallow 2,560 1,990 1,765 -22.3 -11.3
Sunflower seed 100 70 50 -30.0 -28.6
p
preliminary
Note(s):
  • The estimates in this table have been rounded to the nearest thousand. The percentage changes reflect the unrounded estimates, which are available in CANSIM.
  • Wheat types may not add up to total wheat as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
CANSIM table 001-0017.
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