BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The federal government plans to resurvey about 1,400 small grains farmers in eight states in the Upper Midwest and West who still had crops in the field when they were asked a month ago about their yearly production.

The new information could result in a revision of the official government estimates of wheat, barley and oat production. It isn’t likely to affect prices that consumers pay in the grocery store, but one market expert said it could affect the price that Upper Midwest spring wheat farmers get for their grain.

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