South Africa 2022 wheat harvest forecast 1.6% lower than last year

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Dec 21 (Reuters) – South African farmers are expected to harvest 1.6% less wheat in the 2022 season compared with the previous season, the government’s Crop Estimates Committee (CEC) said on Wednesday.

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The CEC’s fifth winter wheat crop forecast estimates the 2022 wheat harvest at 2.249 million tonnes, down from the 2.285 million tonnes harvested last year.

Reporting by Nelson Banya; Editing by Bhargav Acharya

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