Russia Winter Wheat Potential Reduced by Drought

December 19, 2012

Russia 2012-13 wheat potential has been damaged by severe drought in the south where more than 60% of winter wheat is grown.

Southern Russia winter wheat has been plagued by drought since the summer receiving very scanty rainfall August-October.  This has damaged the crop in Krasnodar, Stavropol, Rostov and Volgograd, the 4 main districts accounting  for 62% of Russia winter wheat.  

A persistent ridge of high pressure was to blame for worsening fall drought... subscribers continue to full story...


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