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Argentina: Agriculture

Principal Crops ('000 metric tons)

  2014  2015  2016 
Wheat  14,143  11,571  18,558 
Rice, paddy  1,582  1,558  1,405 
Barley  2,901  4,939  3,308 
Maize  33,087  33,818  39,793 
Rye  97  61  79 
Oats  525  553  785 
Sorghum  3,466  3,098  3,029 
Potatoes  1,825*  1,800*  1,750 
Sweet potatoes*  337  339  340 
Cassava (Manioc)*  186  190  191 
Sugar cane*  24,518  22,540  21,991 
Beans, dry  430  605  367 
Soybeans (Soya beans)  53,398  61,398  58,799 
Groundnuts, with shell  1,166  1,011  1,001 
Olives*  174  178  175 
Sunflower seed  2,603  3,158  3,000 
Artichokes*  105  106  107 
Tomatoes*  668  666  664 
Pumpkins, squash and gourds*  277  275  272 
Chillies and peppers, green*  145  147  148 
Onions, dry  672*  673*  600 
Garlic*  147  148  149 
Carrots and turnips  275*  280*  302 
Watermelons*  126  126  126 
Cantaloupes and other melons*  82  82  82 
Bananas*  175  176  176 
Oranges  1,022  1,001  1,032 
Tangerines, mandarins, clementines and satsumas  487  491  468 
Lemons and limes  954  1,562  1,678 
Grapefruit and pomelos  131  130  102 
Apples  930  950  968* 
Pears  840  869  906* 
Peaches and nectarines  250  266  248* 
Plums and sloes  178  161  156* 
Grapes  2,635  2,416  1,758 
Tea*  84  90  90 
Maté*  237  234  227 
Tobacco, unmanufactured  127  109  94 
* FAO estimate(s)
Aggregate production ('000 metric tons, may include official, semi-official or estimated data): Total cereals 55,876 in 2014, 55,651 in 2015, 67,024 in 2016; Total roots and tubers 2,347 in 2014, 2,329 in 2015, 2,282 in 2016; Total vegetables (incl. melons) 3,337 in 2014, 3,355 in 2015, 3,311 in 2016; Total fruits (excl. melons) 7,689 in 2014, 8,109 in 2015, 7,580 in 2016.
Source: FAO

Livestock ('000 head, year ending September)

  2014  2015  2016 
Horses  3,600*  2,447  2,448 
Asses*  99  99  100 
Mules*  185  185  186 
Cattle  51,647  51,430  52,637 
Pigs  4,692  5,011  5,119 
Sheep  14,534  14,859  14,864 
Goats  4,400*  4,721  4,712 
Chickens*  109,000  110,398  110,978 
Ducks*  2,640  2,601  2,571 
Geese*  170  167  168 
Turkeys*  3,100  2,966  2,970 
* FAO estimate(s)
Source: FAO

Livestock Products ('000 metric tons)

  2014  2015  2016 
Cattle meat  2,674  2,727  2,644 
Sheep meat  60  58  52 
Pig meat  442  483  522 
Horse meat  20  16*  17* 
Chicken meat  1,934  1,969  1,928* 
Cows' milk  11,010  11,313  9,895 
Butter and ghee  52*  n.a.  n.a. 
Cheese  559  n.a.  n.a. 
Hen eggs*  636  687  710 
Honey  n.a.  58*  51* 
* FAO estimate(s)
Wool, greasy ('000 metric tons): 45 in 2013 (FAO estimate).
Source: FAO

Citation: Agriculture (Argentina), in Europa World online. London, Routledge. Retrieved 12 December 2018 from http://www.europaworld.com/pub/entry/ar.ss.17

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