Skip to comments.USDA: 69% of total U.S. winter wheat production currently in drought zones… sharp decline in yields right around the corner
Posted on 04/24/2022 7:12:23 AM PDT by Roman_War_Criminal
Only 32 percent of the winter wheat crop in the United States received a “good” or “excellent” rating from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), new reports show.
While this represents a slight increase of two points compared to a week ago, the figure is far behind 2021’s 53 percent rating, illustrating just how bad America’s wheat crop is due to persistent drought conditions in many areas.
“Winter wheat rated as fair was 32 percent and winter wheat rated poor to very poor was 36 percent,” reported the Longview News-Journal. “Winter wheat headed was 5 percent, 1 point less than the five-year average of 6 percent.”
“Spring wheat planting is underway, with 6 percent planted compared to 10 percent this same week the previous year and 1 point less than the five-year average.”
According to the USDA, a whopping 69 percent of total U.S. winter wheat production is currently in a drought, including hard-red winter, soft-red winter, and soft white.
(Excerpt) Read more at starvation.news ...
Yet Amish farms remain productive.
This is speculation. WE were in a drought zone last summer, we just got 20” of wet snow last week, and 4” of rain yesterday.
I thought I would live on oatmeal if worse comes to worse
Not a bad idea. Of course, they’ll probably start charging a fortune for brown sugar.
Ummm, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana aren’t in a drought area.
Crap. Just when fat underwear models were finally becoming a thing.
Remember Ronald Reagan’s Nine Words......
Not speculation - BS. There is NO part of this government that can be believed. At least until we get a legitimately-elected President whose handlers aren’t trying to shape some narrative for the 2022 and 2024 elections.
Use agave and cinnamon 😀
Re: 4 - starvation.news reads current events and extrapolates the worst possible outcome. It’s what they do. There’s not much cognitive prowess to writing such stories. My guess is that college kids trying to make some extra money write drafts, with edits and narrative shaping taking place by the editors.
For a more balanced and thoughtful review go to the same source that starvation.news cited:
You’ll get very little good or favorable news at starvation.news because bad news is their schtick.
Current Grain and Fertilizer Railroad Shipments Delayed and Future Shipments Halted by the Ron Klein Regime.
Call me skeptical, but if Brandon has f—ed up food distribution, would it be beneath a government bureaucracy to gin up an explanation for it?
Are you kidding? They’re full of Obama Communists.
A lot of commodities required for farming are in short supply due to Biden’s fuel shortages blames drought huh.
“Now pay close attention: remember to drink your Ovaltine”?
Better than Biden Koolaid
It probably doesn’t fit the narrative, but US railroads delivered 24,243 carloads of grain during the week ending April 9, 2022. This was 6% above average.
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