As the wind and sun beat across the land, there is little we can do but let hope outweigh worry. And that’s what we hear now, as the people on the land dance around the dreaded ‘d’ word — drought — knowing it’s not yet too late. Because, beside the cracks that spread through the soil, there are plants, not thriving but surviving, and still holding so much potential.
This week, winter wheat prices touched a three-year high, but it didn’t last. Chicago SRW wheat prices for September 2018 gained 5 per cent or about 26 cents US/bushel to close at $5.56. While the December 2018 contract was up 5.4 percent — or nearly 30 cents — to finish a tad under $5.80. In…Read more »