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Crop report shows decline in wheat


November 11, 2021

U.S. Wheat Associates

PORTLAND – Drought and hot weather conditions took their toll on Washington State wheat harvests, reducing the amount by 2.1 million metric tons.

The U.S. Wheat Associates (UWA) released their crop quality report and listed the changes in harvest production.

"This year has once again provided its share of uncertainty for wheat producers, handlers, and buyers. We have seen challenges from drought, variable trade policies, and the ongoing global pandemic," said Vince Peterson, UWA vice president.

"Through it all, the entire U.S. wheat industry remained fixed on providing the highest quality...

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