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Argentina: Agriculture

Principal Crops ('000 metric tons)

  2016  2017  2018 
Wheat  11,315  18,395  18,518 
Rice, paddy  1,405  1,328  1,368 
Barley  4,939  3,741  5,061 
Maize  39,793  49,476  43,462 
Rye  61  79  86 
Oats  553  785  492 
Sorghum  3,029  2,527  1,563 
Potatoes  2,431  2,492*  2,340* 
Sweet potatoes*  336  338  339 
Cassava (Manioc)*  191  193  194 
Sugar cane  18,436  19,077*  19,040* 
Beans, dry  367  414  473 
Soybeans (Soya beans)  58,799  54,972  37,788 
Groundnuts, with shell  1,001  1,031  921 
Olives*  174  174  175 
Sunflower seed  3,000  3,547  3,538 
Artichokes*  108  109  111 
Tomatoes*  658  656  653 
Pumpkins, squash and gourds*  271  269  267 
Chillies and peppers, green*  150  151  152 
Onions, dry  600  666*  707* 
Garlic*  147  148  148 
Carrots and turnips  302  294*  283 
Watermelons*  127  126  126 
Cantaloupes and other melons*  82  82  82 
Bananas*  175  175  175 
Oranges  1,032  1,025  1,007 
Tangerines, mandarins, clementines and satsumas  468  459  431 
Lemons and limes  1,678  1,676  1,989 
Grapefruit and pomelos  102  112  114 
Apples  459  459  510 
Pears  522  518  566 
Peaches and nectarines  251  90  226 
Plums and sloes  150  39  176 
Grapes  1,758  1,965  2,573 
Tea  85  81  82 
Maté  281  291  302 
Tobacco, unmanufactured  94  117  104 
* FAO estimate(s)
Aggregate production ('000 metric tons, may include official, semi-official or estimated data): Total cereals 61,147 in 2016, 76,397 in 2017, 70,591 in 2018; Total roots and tubers 2,958 in 2016, 3,022 in 2017, 2,874 in 2018; Total vegetables (incl. melons) 3,448 in 2016, 3,530 in 2017, 3,585 in 2018; Total fruits (excl. melons) 6,686 in 2016, 6,607 in 2017, 7,858 in 2018.
Source: FAO

Livestock ('000 head, year ending September)

  2016  2017  2018 
Horses  2,448  2,600  2,611 
Asses*  100  99  100 
Mules*  186  186  186 
Cattle  52,637  53,354  53,929 
Pigs  5,119  5,400*  5,649* 
Sheep  14,864  14,747  14,340 
Goats  4,712  4,864  4,567 
Chickens  111,100  118,300  113,600 
Ducks*  2,566  2,574  2,588 
Geese*  167  170  172 
Turkeys*  2,983  3,009  3,014 
* FAO estimate(s)
Source: FAO

Livestock Products ('000 metric tons)

  2016  2017  2018 
Cattle meat  2,644  2,842  3,066 
Sheep meat  52  51  48 
Pig meat  522  566  621 
Horse meat*  20  20  20 
Chicken meat  2,055  2,116  2,069 
Cows' milk  10,292  10,098  10,527 
Hen eggs  802  813  829 
Honey  68  76  79 
* 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 24 January 2021 from http://www.europaworld.com/pub/entry/ar.ss.17

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