Wheat futures hit daily trading limits this week, soaring to a 14-year high as of Wednesday. Both May and July Hard Red Winter (HRW) and Soft Red Winter (SRW) contracts jumped $.75 higher, expanding trade limits after closing $.50 higher Tuesday. The Ukraine-Russia crisis is the main driver of the frenzy, as the two countries account for almost 30% of the world’s wheat exports. Uncertainty regarding the future of those exports, as well as infrastructure damage in Ukraine is driving the market volatility.

This week, officials in Egypt made the announcement that they’ll be sourcing wheat from other regions. However, drought still causes furrowed brows for U.S. wheat growers. The drought in the western U.S. caused a 41% yield loss last year, according to USDA. Current forecasts aren’t projecting much, if any, moisture for the majority of the Wheat Belt.

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