Canada Wheat Surviving Deep Freeze
Thu Jan 9, 2014 04:47 PM CST

WINNIPEG (Dow Jones) -- Western Canada may be in the midst of a deep freeze, but the winter wheat crops are protected.

"The crop sure is protected, there's lots of snow," said Jake Davidson, executive director of Winter Cereals Canada. "I would say that snow cover is more than adequate in most places."

The snow in many of Western Canada's winter wheat-growing regions is helping protect the crop from the extremely cold temperatures.

The weather is expected to warm up in mid-January in some areas, but the swinging temperatures shouldn't cause problems as long as the snow ...

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