Viljaseula 2018 gives information on the quality of the grain harvest

April 12/2019

The information on the quality of the grain harvest in 2018 is found in the publication Viljaseula 2018, which contains the data on the grain quality over the last ten years. The results represent information from practical cultivation at farm level. The results for the grain quality are based on the quality and safety monitoring of the grain harvest of the Finnish Food Authority. The grain harvest has been monitored since 1966.

Viljaseula presents information on the average data of the grain quality by grain species over several years. Information by region and by variety is presented for 2018. The material consists of samples sent directly from the farm, background factors on the samples and the results of the analyses by the Finnish Food Authority.

The results of the quality of the grain harvest are also published on the analytics portal Open Data (in Finnish) on the Finnish Food Authority’s website. The analytics portal contains information on the quality and estimated yields for the different varieties. You can view the results for individual years or as an average for several years. The data can viewed with the help of maps: You can see the data on the quality of the grain harvest in all of Finland at a glance

Viljaseula 2018 -publication (in Finnish), description in English.

Further information:
Senior Researcher, Head of Section Elina Sieviläinen, tel. +358 40 848 6094