Sunflower seeds in high demand

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Since the pandemic was declared in March, we have seen demand soar for a long list of products from toilet paper to swimming pools to bicycles.

But who could have predicted a spike in demand for sunflower seeds.

It appears, we have become a nation of backyard bird feeders and as a result  we are seeing a spike in the price of the seeds.

In fact the demand has been so high, farmers were urged to plant more sunflower crops in the spring.