Business & Finance: Europe's Wheat

The American farmers who planted wheat on a more or less war-time basis reckoned without the European farmer. Reports from abroad continually emphasize the greater ability this year of Continental nations to feed themselves without the former large grain imports from this country.

France has in prospect a record crop, and M. Chéron, her Minister of Agriculture, has predicted that imports of wheat will not be necessary this year at all, if wheat flour is mixed with that of other cereals. The French yearly ration of wheat is estimated at 85,000,000 quintals; production...

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