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Kazakhstan, Russia Harvest Yields Up
Fri Sep 6, 2013 09:20 AM CDT

MOSCOW (Dow Jones) -- Kazakhstan and Russia both began this year's grain harvest with yields higher than 2012 yields, the agriculture ministry said Friday.

The ministry said Kazakhstan's harvest to Sept. 6 totaled 4.02 million metric tons on 3.35 million hectares, or 21.2% of the total area to be harvested, with the average yield of 1.2 tons a hectare. On the same date last year the harvest was 7.19 million tons with the average yield of 0.77 tons/ha.

The agriculture ministry said Friday though the total amount harvested is down from the same time a year earlier as rains delayed ...

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