Thu Dec 29, 2011 07:46 AM CST

CANBERRA (Dow Jones) -- A record crop in the northern Wheatbelt of Western Australia state is underpinning the state's second-largest harvest of winter grains on record, Cooperative Bulk Handling Ltd. reported Thursday.

Deliveries of wheat, barley, canola and other winter grains to unlisted Perth-based CBH, which dominates storage and handling in Western Australia, reached 12.65 million metric tons on Wednesday, eclipsing the previous second-largest intake, set in the crop year ended March 31, 2006, of 12.5 million tons, the company said in a weekly harvest report.

To date, around 92% of CBH's in 2011-12 intake -- estimated at 13.5 million ...

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