n Farmer’s Weekly - Dry weather risk for wheat crop : market analysis

Volume 2015, Issue 15039
  • ISSN : 0041-848X



Some wheat-producing areas in the Western Cape, especially the Swartland region, have experienced dry conditions this season. If these persist, they may have a negative impact on crops. The northern Swartland region has been hit the hardest and analysts are of the opinion that there will be no harvest in some areas. The full impact, however, will only be clear once harvesting has been completed, but rain is urgently required in the next two weeks. SA is a net importer of wheat.

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