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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 ...

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