French wheat crop down 26 percent on poor weather

FNSEA, the French national farming union, estimates the wheat crop in Europe’s largest agricultural producer will total 30 million tonnes this year, down 26 percent from 2015 due to a rainy and cloudy weather that kept grains from filling, said Farmers Weekly. Besides poor yields, wheat quality has suffered, meaning lower prices for growers. Farmers Weekly quoted… » Read More

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