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Informa Cuts U.S. Wheat Production
Katie Micik DTN Markets Editor
Thu Jun 5, 2014 11:23 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Estimates of the winter wheat crop continue to disintegrate. Private analytical firm Informa Economics now pegs winter wheat production at 1.4 billion bushels, 138 million bushels below last year's crop and 6 mb lower than USDA's May forecast.

That estimate is a combination of hard red winter, soft red winter and winter white wheat. Production in all three wheat classes is forecast to be smaller than last year.

Informa estimates the hard red winter wheat crop, which has been plagued by drought and late freezes, will total 744 mb with an average yield of 33.2 bushels per ...

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