After an exceptionally dry early summer, much-needed rain is forecasted in Sweden.
While vacationers may be disappointed, it brings relief to the country's farmers. The rain is valuable for agriculture, particularly for cattle and dairy farmers who depend on grass for feed.
However, the rain comes too late to significantly impact this year's grain harvest, which is expected to be the worst since 2018. The smaller harvest may raise domestic grain prices, affecting consumers in grocery stores, but the exact consequences remain uncertain. Too much rain in late July and early August can also damage agriculture and affect crop choices for farmers.
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