Drought disrupts wheat crop in Pacific Northwest

Long-running drought has “shrunk the kernels and disrupted the proteins of winter wheat crops” in the Pacific Northwest, which grows one-fifth of the U.S. crop, says the Seattle Times. Wheat growers worry that a poor-quality crop will mean lower market prices, aggravating the impact of lower yields. Blake Rowe, of the Oregon Wheat Growers League, told… » Read More

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