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VA Wheat Crop Expected To Top 2013 Production

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - This year's wheat crop in Virginia is expected to top last year's crop by 1 percent.
    
The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services said Monday that growers are expected to produce about 17.2 million bushels in 2014, compared to 17.1 million bushels in 2013.
    
Flue-cured tobacco production is expected to increase by 7 percent to 50.6 million pounds.
    
The department says in a news release that Virginia's barley crop is expected to decline by 25 percent to about 2.5 million pounds.
    
The forecast is based on conditions on July 1.

 

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