EU wheat harvest well advanced as heatwave enabled rapid work

FILE PHOTO: Arnaud Caron, a French farmer drives an old Mc Cormick F8-413 combine as he harvests his last field of wheat, in Vauvillers, northern France, July 23, 2018. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

HAMBURG (Reuters) – The summer heatwave has enabled west Europe’s farmers make rapid progress with wheat harvesting, but rain in recent days has slowed progress in some countries, experts said on Wednesday. The top four growers France, Germany, Britain and Poland are expected to reap larger crops after drought damage last year. But late rain […]

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