La Niña could disrupt corn, wheat production this year, analyst says

03/7/2011 | Bloomberg Businessweek

Global corn and wheat production may fall short of demand again this year if La Niña-driven weather patterns continue through July and restrict the world's supplies, said commodities-information firm Telvent. La Niña is projected to trigger heavier-than-normal rainfall in parts of the U.S. and Canada, which could cause flooding, said Bryce Anderson, an agricultural meteorologist at Telvent. "There is reason to be concerned about how our grain supply is going to be," Anderson said.

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