CEC Lower The Maize Production Estimates by 19.3% in South Africa for Summer Season

Maize (Corn)

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According to the government's Crop Estimates Committee (CEC), South African farmers are projected to harvest 19.3% less maize in the 2023/2024 season compared to the previous one. The CEC's latest forecast for summer crops estimated the 2024 harvest at 13.26 million MT, a decrease from the 16.43 million MT harvested in the previous season. The previous estimate, released on Feb. 28, had placed the 2024 maize harvest at 14.36 million MT.