Slim Pickings The harvest falls short again

November 1980
Time;11/3/1980, Vol. 116 Issue 18, p53
The article reports on the shortage of food products in the Soviet Union. According to a report, although the wheat harvest is enough to ensure the production of the 46 million tons of grain needed for Soviet citizens' annual consumption of bread, the total grain harvest will fall short of the 235-million-ton target. It is reported that Soviet Union will have to purchase grain from the international markets like the U.S. and China.


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