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Latest information on Wheat crop in 2012 FAO’s latest forecast for global wheat production in 2012 stands at 663 mn tons, 5.2% below last year’s level, but close to the average of the past five years.

05 Oct 2012

NEW YORK (Commodity Online): World Wheat production likely to improve in 2013 as a result of improved weather conditions in major Wheat growing areas of the world- says a report by Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations on Thursday.

FAO’s latest forecast for global wheat production in 2012 stands at 663 mn tons, 5.2%below last year’s level. Improved weather and sowing expected to rise wheat production for 2013 forecasts- FAO.

In the United States, dry conditions delayed the start of planting in the great plains, but the arrival of much needed rains in the first half of September improved conditions and the pace of sowing was about average by late month.

In Europe, conditions for planting in the EU are generally favourable with the exception of some south eastern countries, namely Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania, where soil moisture is limited.

In the Russian Federation, planting of winter wheat is progressing well under generally satisfactory weather conditions, with the exception of some key growing southern areas where soil moisture levels still remain low after the summer drought.

Wheat has been planted in many Wheat growing areas of Ukraine with the advent of good rains.

Delayed rains in India, China and Pakistan are helping the farmers for Wheat sowing and it is expected have good yield in 2013 than 2012.

Wheat planting still going on for 2013 in the northern geographical areas of the world with improved moisture states FAO report.

Latest information on Wheat crop in 2012 FAO’s latest forecast for global wheat production in 2012 stands at 663 mn tons, 5.2% below last year’s level, but close to the average of the past five years.

The world Wheat production is down in 2012 than as a result of dry weather.


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