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Argentina: Agriculture

Principal Crops ('000 metric tons)

  2015  2016  2017 
Wheat  13,930  11,315  18,395 
Rice, paddy  1,558  1,405  1,328 
Barley  2,901  4,939  3,741 
Maize  33,818  39,793  49,476 
Rye  97  61  79 
Oats  525  553  785 
Sorghum  3,098  3,029  2,527 
Potatoes  2,341*  2,431  2,454 
Sweet potatoes*  339  341  343 
Cassava (Manioc)*  191  192  193 
Sugar cane  17,873  18,436  19,165* 
Beans, dry  605  367  414 
Soybeans (Soya beans)  61,447  58,799  54,972 
Groundnuts, with shell  1,011  1,001  1,031 
Olives*  179  175  176 
Sunflower seed  3,158  3,000  3,547 
Artichokes*  106  107  109 
Tomatoes*  665  663  661 
Pumpkins, squash and gourds*  272  270  267 
Chillies and peppers, green*  147  148  149 
Onions, dry  668*  600  681* 
Garlic*  146  147  147 
Carrots and turnips  279*  302  288* 
Watermelons*  126  126  126 
Cantaloupes and other melons*  82  82  82 
Bananas*  176  176  176 
Oranges  1,001  1,032  1,025 
Tangerines, mandarins, clementines and satsumas  491  468  459 
Lemons and limes  1,562  1,678  1,676 
Grapefruit and pomelos  130  102  112 
Apples  950  968  995* 
Pears  869  906  930* 
Peaches and nectarines  266  251  90* 
Plums and sloes  161  150  39 
Grapes  2,416  1,758  1,965 
Tea  82  85  81 
Maté  285  281  291 
Tobacco, unmanufactured  109  94  117 
* FAO estimate(s)
Aggregate production ('000 metric tons, may include official, semi-official or estimated data): Total cereals 55,980 in 2015, 61,148 in 2016, 76,397 in 2017; Total roots and tubers 2,871 in 2015, 2,963 in 2016, 2,990 in 2017; Total vegetables (incl. melons) 3,338 in 2015, 3,298 in 2016, 3,371 in 2017; Total fruits (excl. melons) 8,108 in 2015, 7,576 in 2016, 7,554 in 2017.
Source: FAO

Livestock ('000 head, year ending September)

  2015  2016  2017 
Horses  2,447  2,448  2,528* 
Asses*  99  100  100 
Mules*  185  186  186 
Cattle  51,430  52,637  53,354 
Pigs  5,011  5,119  5,400* 
Sheep  14,859  14,864  14,843* 
Goats  4,721  4,712  4,721* 
Chickens  115,000  111,100  116,300 
Ducks*  2,595  2,562  2,566 
Geese*  170  172  176 
Turkeys*  2,967  2,954  2,973 
* FAO estimate(s)
Source: FAO

Livestock Products ('000 metric tons)

  2015  2016  2017 
Cattle meat  2,727  2,644  2,842 
Sheep meat  58  52  51 
Pig meat  483  522  566 
Horse meat*  15  16  15 
Chicken meat  2,093  2,055  2,116 
Cows' milk  12,061  10,292  10,098 
Hen eggs  765  802  813 
Honey  53  68  76 
* FAO estimates
Wool, greasy ('000 metric tons): 45 in 2013 (FAO estimate).; Butter and ghee ('000 metric tons): 52 in 2014 (FAO estimate).; Cheese ('000 metric tons): 559 in 2014.
Source: FAO

Citation: Agriculture (Argentina), in Europa World online. London, Routledge. Retrieved 21 July 2019 from http://www.europaworld.com/pub/entry/ar.ss.17

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