Wheat Protein Levels Below Average
Fri Sep 6, 2013 11:46 AM CDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Dow Jones) -- Farmers across Western Canada have started to harvest their spring wheat crops, and protein levels so far look like they're going to be below average.

"Protein levels, at least initially, here are lower, so I would think a lower than average protein is going to be in the cards for this crop," said Bruce Burnett, crop and weather specialist with Canadian Wheat Board in Winnipeg.

But, that doesn't mean there won't be enough higher protein wheat to meet demand.

"We're going to have an increase in production this year, and when proteins are lower than ...

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