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 ...

Quick View
  • Enlist Cotton Approved USDA has made its final decision to deregulate Dow AgroScience's Enlist cotton trait, which means...
  • Market Moves Weaning and preconditioning top the list of aggravating and expensive chores for most ranchers. C...
  • Ask The Mechanic Ask the Mechanic answers the question about how VW and German engineering was able to get by with...
  • Batten Down the Hatches Purdue economists forecast multiple years of negative or narrow margins for corn and soybean prod...
  • PNW Ag Hit by Historic Drought In addition to problems with the Northwestern wheat crop, cattle are also being adversely affecte...
  • RFS Deadline Nears With the deadline to file comments on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes to strike at m...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business Agendas don't always lead to immediate decisions, but can still cement your family unity.
  • Multi-Year Losses Spur Concern The recent price rally offered growers a welcome opportunity to price 2014 and 2015 crops, but it...
  • Ask the Vet The vet says my calf had Mannheimia. What is that?
Related News Stories
DTN Daily Basis Comments
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
DTN's Grain Quick Takes
Soy Inspections Bullish
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
Exporters Report Grain Sales
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments