The wheat markets hit a 22-month high on Friday after posting a monthly gain in July that we haven’t seen since the early 1970’s. It may sound like a broken record as we report that a drought in the former Soviet Union is pushing us upward. Repetitive or not, the numbers are still rising with the same reasoning.
Jim says that Australia and Argentina could also have problems ahead if they don’t see some moisture.
Experts across the board are urging producers to take advantage of these higher prices, but how much higher could they go?
As the combines begin to roll in our region, sawfly damage is being reported as extreme in some areas this year. Saying that, Jim tells us that he’s received a report of a 95 bushel wheat yield coming out of the Sun River, Montana area.
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