Drought dries Plains-smallest winter wheat crop in 8 years

The U.S. winter wheat crop will be the smallest in eight years due to drought in the central and southern Plains, the government said, estimating a harvest of 1.38 billion bushels, 2 percent less than it forecast in May and 10 percent smaller than 2013. In its monthly Crop Production report, USDA forecast smaller harvests in Texas,… » Read More

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