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Global wheat supply to reach crisis levels

LONDON: A scorching hot, dry summer has ended five years of plenty in many wheat producing countries and drawn down the reserves of major exporters to their lowest level since 2007/08 when low grain stocks contributed to food riots across Africa and Asia. Although global stocks are expected to hit an all-time high of 273 million tonnes at the start of the 2018/19 grain marketing season, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates, the problem is nearly half of it is in China, which is not likely to release any…

Wheat production target set at half crore ton

Islamabad: Federal government in the current year has set a target of half crore ton for the production of wheat. ARY News reported. Target of wheat production was set in the meeting chaired by Federal Secretary of National Food Security and Research Seerat Asghar in Islamabad. In the meeting representatives of irrigation and agriculture ministry’s from all four provinces were present. In the meeting it was highlighted that during the Rabi season this year more rain is expected, due which there would be no shortage of…