Global wheat production in 2021 to hit a record 780 million tonnes: FAO forecast

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Global wheat production in 2021 is likely to increase and hit a new record of 780 million tonnes, according to FAO’s preliminary forecast, as expectations of a rebound in production in the European Union more than offset weather-impacted production prospects for output in the Russian Federation.  Maize production in South Africa is expected to reach […]

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IGC raises forecast for 2020-21 global wheat production

The International Grains Council (IGC) on Thursday raised its forecast for global wheat production in the 2020-21 season, partly reflecting upward revisions for crops in Australia, Kazakhstan, and Russia. In its monthly update, the inter-governmental body increased its global wheat crop forecast by 5 million tonnes to 790 million tonnes, up by 2 per cent […]

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