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  • China, the leading wheat producer, is suffering the worst drought in its winter wheat-growing region in 60 years and could easily see its wheat harvest drop from 115 million tons last year to 110 million tons or less this year, he said.

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  • In contrast, wheat-growing regions often had brief bursts of activity (planting and harvest), with long periods of idleness.

    Rice and math

  • Floods were behind a surge in vegetable prices last year, and drought conditions in wheat-growing areas pushed up wheat prices early this year.

    China Price Watchers Predict Another Peak

  • But somehow Judge Silberman found a justification anyway in a 1942 Court precedent involving limits on wheat-growing for personal consumption, because these personal decisions ultimately might affect interstate commerce.

    ObamaCare Goes to Court

  • Despite the drought that is searing wheat fields across the U.S. southern Plains, global wheat supplies are climbing in large part because good growing weather has returned to the wheat-growing region around the Black Sea.

    As Corn Outlook Cut, Rivals Step Up

  • Drought may have ravaged key wheat-growing areas across the U.S. last year, but farmers still planted a surprisingly large crop this past fall, despite the dry soil.

    What Drought? Wheat May Surprise

  • Months of dry weather have given China's key wheat-growing province of Shandong its worst drought in at least 40 years.

    Beijing Faces Longest Wait For Snow In 60 Years

  • This year's bumper output, which comes on top of comfortable food grain reserves from the previous crop year ended June 30, was thanks to higher sowing and favorable weather in key wheat-growing regions, Mr. Pawar said.

    Farm Minister: India Set for Record Wheat Output

  • In Texas, a major wheat-growing state,56% of the crop is rated in poor to very-poor condition by the USDA.

    U.S. Farmers Head Into Key Stretch for Harvests

  • SES said 75 towns in the state have been affected by flooding and another five to 10 towns are still in the floodwaters' northern path across flat wheat-growing country.

    Southeast Australia Braces For More Floods


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