EU cereal production for this year (2019/2020) is expected to reach 312 million tonnes (Mt) despite an exceptionally hot and dry summer in many places. This marks an increase of over 12Mt from 2018 levels.

Wheat and barley production are both expected to increase, reaching 145Mt (a 12.5% increase compared with 2018/19) and 61Mt (a 10% rise compared with last year) respectively.