Spring barley hit worse than wheat by UK dryness


Spring barley was far more badly hurt than other crops, including wheat, by the UK’s dry spring, with yields potentially on course for their lowest level since at least the 1990s. Adas said that the UK winter wheat crop, now 50% harvested, looked set to end up with a yield not far behind average, after…

Dryness cuts prospects for New South Wales wheat


Australia’s top producing state last season may face a slump of one-third in its wheat harvest this year after dry and cold weather held back early development, leaving crops backward and "thin". New South Wales had been expected to suffer a significant drop-off in its wheat harvest from 2010-11, when near-ideal conditions took yields to…

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