NEWSWATCH Reuters: “Grim reality sets in for Ukraine wheat crop”

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Reuters covers Ukrainian agricultural production following some unfavorable weather conditions earlier in the year.

Ukraine’s 2016 wheat crop is … sailing into uncharted waters given both the significantly missed planting target and a record percentage of crops in poor condition. … the world’s sixth-largest wheat exporter[] has faced one of the most challenging winter planting campaigns this year than ever before in the wake of a historic drought that set in during late summer. … planting progress and plant emergence has been considerably behind normal pace all along, and crop health has suffered immensely.

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