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Buckwheat: lower yields due to heat

September 21, 2022 9:40 AM, Der AUDITOR
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BEIJING. The buckwheat harvest is underway and it is becoming clear that the extreme drought has also left its mark here. Prices have nevertheless dropped slightly.

Harvest still underway

The buckwheat crop in China suffered like many other agricultural commodities and the extreme drought, but frost also reduced yields. Market players highlight in particular the cultivation in Chifeng and Guyang in Inner Mongolia, as well as in the Wuchuan region in Guangdong province.

Farmgate prices for buckwheat with a residual moisture of 16-17% are at a level of USD 0.71/kg. Harvesting is progressing and, according to market players, a better overview of quality and yield is expected by the end of the month. Exp

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