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Related topics: Food, Agriculture, Crops
wheatwheat /wiːt/ ●●○ noun [uncountable]  1 DFTAthe grain that bread is made from, or the plant that it grows on a field of wheat2 separate the wheat from the chaff
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wheatFor example, one year Marvin Lugar allowed the children to buy one acre of wheat with their savings.In Arizona, less than 10 percent of wheat fields are quarantined.Straw from the previous wheat crop was chopped and spread before the heavy soil was deep cultivated.I am absolutely not going to drill any second wheat land before October, unless flooding is forecast.This land was dry-farmed, and those weeds were using precious rainfall that was needed by the wheat.In mid-March, at the Chicago Board of Trade, a bubble in the wheat pit sent prices flying.He may however increase the annual payment to wheat farmers under the five-year phase out plan of the old farming policy.In addition, a 7 percent increase in the winter wheat crop acres raised hope stockpiles would rise later this year.
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