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Russian Wheat Production Down
Wed Sep 5, 2012 07:34 AM CDT

LONDON (Dow Jones) -- Russia's 2012-13 wheat production is estimated at 41 million metric tons, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Moscow attache, lower than the country's drought-stricken harvest of two years ago, because of extreme dryness and heat which has affected key growing regions.

The small crop is a major concern for domestic millers and exporters, the attache said, with the total sown area almost 2 million hectares down on 2010 due to low prices at planting time, while yields in the breadbasket southern region and production of spring wheat in the Urals and Siberia are also thought ...

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