Putin says Russia’s wheat crop could exceed 2020’s record Russian yield boosted by lower winterkill USDA sees Ukraine’s wheat output down 35% Russia could be on course for a record wheat crop this year, strengthening the role of the world’s biggest wheat exporter at a time when its invasion of Ukraine may help to trigger the first decline in global production since 2018-19. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The US Department of Agriculture projected a 5 million mt fall in global wheat production for the marketing year 2022-23 (July to June). Its World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates released May 12 showed global wheat output at 774.8 million mt. Improved Russian yields The USDA is expecting Russian production at 80 million mt for MY 2022-23, up from 75.16 million mt, with a 7% improvement in yield outweighing a small […]