The U.S. spring wheat crop is still in trouble despite recent rainfall.
Jim Peterson, marketing director of the North Dakota Wheat Commission, said the rain came too late for much of the crop in South Dakota, North Dakota and Montana.
“You can’t call it a timely rain because a week sooner certainly would have been much more helpful,” he said.
The average U.S. spring wheat yield over the past five years is 46.4 bushels per acre.
Peterson thinks this year’s crop will be in the mid-30s because of droug...