Wheat harvested in the European Union may come in about six million tons less than one year ago. Crops in the northern EU have suffered through a hot and dry spring. Reuters reports late-season signs of crop damage in France, one of the top wheat producers in the EU. Projections now expect the bloc to produce approximately 136 million tons of soft wheat this year. Several of the world’s top production areas have also faced adverse weather conditions during the growing season.
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