24.03.2011 - Global wheat production rises 3.4pct, says UN
Global wheat production rose by 3.4 per cent this year to 676 million tons, but the increase is still below the bumper harvests in 2008 and 2009, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said in the March edition of its food situation report released Thursday. Wheat planting in many countries has increased or is expected to rise this year in response to strong prices, while yield recoveries are forecast in areas that were affected by drought in 2010, the Russian Federation in particular, according the FAO Crop Prospects and Food Situation report..............................................Full Article: Source
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