Drought caused early harvest and diminished quality of wheat crop in Washington State

Blistering heat and arid weather pushed the wheat crop to maturity two weeks earlier than usual in Washington State and undermined its value, says the Spokane Spokesman-Review. “Farmers have seen low yields and a crop high in protein, a byproduct of the extreme weather that makes the wheat less desirable to foreign markets, experts say.” Glen… » Read More

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