Rocky Mountain Ag Briefs 8-23-10 | TheFencePost.com

Rocky Mountain Ag Briefs 8-23-10

Nearly one-fifth of Russia’s wheat crop has been destroyed due to a drought. As a major competitor for U.S. exports, this has caused the wheat prices to go up. Over the past three weeks, wheat prices have risen almost $2 a bushel. This is good news for Colorado because 80 percent of the wheat harvested here is exported. Consumers of wheat products may see an impact also. Bread and other wheat products prices may increase due to Russia’s wheat loss. For more information, please go to http://www.Colorado.gov.ag.

Nearly one-fifth of Russia’s wheat crop has been destroyed due to a drought. As a major competitor for U.S. exports, this has caused the wheat prices to go up. Over the past three weeks, wheat prices have risen almost $2 a bushel. This is good news for Colorado because 80 percent of the wheat harvested here is exported. Consumers of wheat products may see an impact also. Bread and other wheat products prices may increase due to Russia’s wheat loss. For more information, please go to http://www.Colorado.gov.ag.

Nearly one-fifth of Russia’s wheat crop has been destroyed due to a drought. As a major competitor for U.S. exports, this has caused the wheat prices to go up. Over the past three weeks, wheat prices have risen almost $2 a bushel. This is good news for Colorado because 80 percent of the wheat harvested here is exported. Consumers of wheat products may see an impact also. Bread and other wheat products prices may increase due to Russia’s wheat loss. For more information, please go to http://www.Colorado.gov.ag.