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Canada's Wheat

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Submitted by Gary Clarke (Canada), Nov 14, 2014 at 23:59

Many years Canada is the largest exporter of wheat to Egypt, and of course many others sell wheat to Egypt. I often wonder how we get paid- is it all on credit?

Farmers will tell you that wheat is a weed- "all you have to do is s**t on it and it will grow". It would appear that grain production (lentils are cited) has more to do with ambition and planning than ability ? What other reasons are there that have caused production to drop so dramatically I'm wondering.

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