NEWS
Romania Wheat Harvest Hits 8-Year High
Fri Aug 9, 2013 09:10 AM CDT

BUCHAREST (Dow Jones) -- Romania this year reaped its biggest wheat and rye crop since 2005 and the second-largest in more than four decades, Agriculture Minister Daniel Constantin said Friday, news agency Mediafax reports.

The wheat and rye harvest rose 37% year-on-year to 7.3 million tons in 2013, he added. Yield levels rose to 3,472 kilograms per hectare, from 2,650 kilograms per hectare in 2012.

Record production was also registered for barley, oat and rape, the minister said.

Barley output rose to 1.5 million tons in 2013, the highest level in the last 23 years, while rape production reached roughly ...

Quick View
  • Back to Beans Growers considering moving a field from continuous corn back into soybeans should pay special att...
  • The Attraction of Youth Combine genotyping with a yearling bull, or even a weanling, and you're less likely to make a poo...
  • Kubota Steps Up A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
  • SCO Sticker Shock Costs and potential disconnect with county yields make the Supplemental Coverage Option a hard se...
  • Clean Water Goes a Long Way Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sedime...
  • Clean Air Lawsuits Filed Several environmental and animal-welfare groups argue in two lawsuits that there is well-document...
  • Ag and Environment Outlook Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the propos...
  • Surgery on Plastics Dharma Kodali's goal is to insert soybean oil in the basic ingredient list for PVC plastics.
  • Ask the Vet How should I treat a cow with a swelling on her flank?
Related News Stories
Todd's Take
Wheat: A Little Hope for 2016
Algeria Buys High-Quality Wheat
Todd's Take
Walk Your Wheat Fields
Arctic Blast Worries Wheat Growers
Monsanto Settles in GE Wheat Case