In Focus: The Future of Wheat – Photo Gallery from the Denver Post

The above photo is from a series the Denver Post entitled “The Future of Wheat”.

The future of wheat – in many ways the future of food – was the subject of an emergency meeting of agricultural officials who flew to Rome from around the world, concerned over skyrocketing prices. Since July, when traders saw a historic heat wave devastating Russia’s crop, prices on the world’s wheat exchanges have shot up 50 percent.

Check out the full gallery here.