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China Harvests Half of Wheat Crop With Favorable Weather Ahead

  • Nation gathered 55% of winter wheat as of Monday: ministry
  • Domestic grain crop is government focus amid global food woes

China’s farmers are making progress on government orders to bolster food security by ensuring this season’s wheat harvest goes smoothly.

The country gathered 55% of its winter wheat crop as of June 6, passing the 50% mark two days earlier than last year, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said in a statement late Monday.