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Argentina: Agriculture

Principal Crops ('000 metric tons)

  2012  2013  2014 
Wheat  14,683  8,134  9,315 
Rice, paddy  1,568  1,563  1,582 
Barley  5,158  4,705  2,901 
Maize  21,197  32,119  33,087 
Rye  40  52  97 
Oats  496  445  525 
Sorghum  4,252  3,636  3,466 
Potatoes*  1,470  1,407  1,362 
Sweet potatoes*  333  334  336 
Cassava (Manioc)*  187  184  187 
Sugar cane  19,766  23,700  24,503* 
Beans, dry  361  96  430 
Soybeans (Soya beans)  40,100  49,306  53,398 
Groundnuts, with shell  686  1,026  1,166 
Olives*  175  172  173 
Sunflower seed  3,341  3,104  2,603 
Artichokes*  106  104  105 
Tomatoes*  672  670  668 
Pumpkins, squash and gourds*  282  279  277 
Chillies and peppers, green*  143  144  145 
Onions, dry*  721  727  734 
Garlic*  147  148  149 
Carrots and turnips*  243  244  245 
Watermelons*  127  127  126 
Cantaloupes and other melons*  81  81  82 
Bananas*  175  175  175 
Oranges  934  800*  899 
Tangerines, mandarins, clementines and satsumas  374  370*  386 
Lemons and limes  1,456  1,224*  1,402 
Grapefruit and pomelos  132  164*  198* 
Apples  947  979*  1,012* 
Pears  825  690  771* 
Peaches and nectarines*  285  288  291 
Plums and sloes*  162  166  171 
Grapes  2,244  2,872*  2,635 
Tea  83  80  85* 
Maté  251  241  237* 
Tobacco, unmanufactured  115  112  119* 
* FAO estimate(s)
 Unofficial figure
Aggregate production ('000 metric tons, may include official, semi-official or estimated data): Total cereals 47,445 in 2012, 50,739 in 2013, 51,026 in 2014; Total roots and tubers 1,989 in 2012, 1,925 in 2013, 1,886 in 2014; Total vegetables (incl. melons) 3,447 in 2012, 3,483 in 2013, 3,367 in 2014; Total fruits (excl. melons) 7,621 in 2012, 7,815 in 2013, 8,028 in 2014.
Source: FAO

Livestock ('000 head, year ending September)

  2012  2013  2014 
Horses*  3,650  3,620  3,600 
Asses*  98  98  99 
Mules*  185  185  185 
Cattle  49,866  50,996  51,646 
Pigs  3,819  4,222  4,692 
Sheep  14,697  14,575  14,534 
Goats*  4,350  4,375  4,400 
Chickens*  105,000  107,000  109,000 
Ducks*  2,600  2,620  2,640 
Geese*  167  169  170 
Turkeys*  3,070  3,087  3,100 
* FAO estimates
Source: FAO

Livestock Products ('000 metric tons)

  2012  2013  2014 
Cattle meat  2,596  2,822  2,674 
Sheep meat*  59  57  60 
Pig meat  331  416  442 
Horse meat  21  20  20 
Chicken meat  1,903  1,921  1,934 
Cows' milk  11,340  10,971  11,010 
Butter and ghee*  57  55  52 
Cheese  564  547  559 
Hen eggs*  600  565  636 
Honey  76  68  n.a. 
Wool, greasy  45  45*  n.a. 
* FAO estimate(s)
Source: FAO

Citation: Agriculture (Argentina), in Europa World online. London, Routledge. Retrieved 15 December 2017 from http://www.europaworld.com/pub/entry/ar.ss.17

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