Russia's drought threatens sowing for next crop

The drought that has decimated the wheat harvest from the Black Earth belt, stretching from Romania to Siberia, has put sowing for next year's crop in jeopardy too.


Russia, the world's third largest wheat exporter last year, is in the midst of its worst drought in 130 years, causing forecasters to sharply reduce their export estimates, sending futures soaring in Chicago and Paris. (Reuters)


פרסום ראשון: 08.02.10, 21:15