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      Forecasters predict 2014 wheat prices on downward trend

      LEWISTON, ID - Spring and winter wheat prices for local growers are still on a downward trend.

      The United States Department of Agriculture Risk Management Agency said that 2014 estimates for winter wheat are 64-cents less than last year. Farmers in Washington, Alaska, Idaho and Oregon base their insurance coverage off these numbers for the coming year.

      "It's a bit lower than 2010 when it was $5.55," said Dave Paul.

      Cost for wheat hasn't been anywhere close to four-dollars for farmers since 2007.
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