Map of crop prospects and food supply situation


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Unfavourable prospects for current crops Food supply shortfall in current marketing year requiring exceptional assistance Unfavourable crop prospects and food supply shortfall


NORTH AMERICA: In the United States, widespread rains in late March in the main cereal producing areas, following several months of dry weather, greatly benefited developing wheat crops and improved conditions for coarse grains planting. In Canada, the bulk of the wheat and coarse grains crops are spring sown and the main sowing period is May-June. Early indications of farmers planting intentions point to a possible increase in wheat area.


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