France Barley Crop Ratings Slip as Wheat Stable: FranceAgriMer

French soft wheat in good or very good condition accounted for 91% of the crop in wk through May 25, unchanged from prev. wk, crop office FranceAgriMer reported on its website.

  • Compares w/ 75% of soft wheat rated good/very good yr ago
  • 80% of soft wheat in heading stage vs 59% wk earlier, 88% yr ago
  • Winter barley ratings slipped to 89% good/very good from 90% in prev. wk; compares w/ 74% yr ago
  • Spring barley rated good/very good fell to 93% of crop from 95% in prev. wk; compares w/ 70% yr ago
  • Corn rated 88% good/very good, down from 90% in prev. wk and same as yr ago
  • 45% of corn crop had 6-8 visible leaves vs 16% wk earlier, 24% wk ago

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