Statistics Canada estimated Canadian wheat production in 2012 at 26,733,000 tonnes, down 280,000 tonnes from the August forecast but up 6% from 25,261,000 tonnes in 2011. It would be the largest Canadian wheat crop since 26,848,000 tonnes in 2009. Durum production was estimated at 4,398,000 tonnes, up 125,000 tonnes from the August forecast and up 5% from 4,172,000 tonnes in 2011. Production of spring wheat other than durum was estimated at 18,641,000 tonnes, down 2% from the August forecast but up 3% from 18,031,000 tonnes a year ago. Winter wheat production was estimated at 3,694,000 tonnes, up 12,000 tonnes from the August forecast and up 21% from 3,058,000 tonnes in 2011.
Statistics Canada estimated Canadian oats production at 2,939,000 tonnes, down 42,000 tonnes from the August forecast and down 2% from 2,997,000 tonnes in 2011.