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Farmers Scramble to Profit from Wheat Shortage

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Farmers Scramble to Profit from Wheat Shortage

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Farmers Scramble to Profit from Wheat Shortage

Farmers Scramble to Profit from Wheat Shortage

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The price of wheat has doubled because of a global wheat shortage and strong demand. While consumers and food makers swallow the higher food prices, farmers are starting to plant wheat in hopes of cashing in on the shortage.

Tanya Ott reports from member station WBHM

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