On the other hand, the Minnesota corn crop looked just lush yesterday when I drove through a part of it southwest of Minneapolis.
Now Russia Is Being Told To Ban All Grain Exports As Crisis Worsens
Gregory White | Aug. 4, 2010, 6:08 AM
Russia is being told by a trader at the world's biggest commodity trading company, Glencore, to halt the export of grain out of its country, according to the Financial Times.
The move comes as a result of rising wheat prices world wide, triggered by a series of environmental incidents including forest fires in Russia and an overly wet season in Canada. Those fires have left clouds of smoke billowing over Russia's far east, Siberia. moreOf course, wheat prices are spiking