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Kazakh Yields Higher
Tue Oct 1, 2013 04:11 PM CDT

(DOW JONES) -- Kazakhstan has begun this year's grain harvest with yields higher than in 2012, the agriculture ministry said Oct. 1, though at the outset of the harvest campaign rains delayed harvesting.

The ministry said the harvest to Oct. 1 totaled 17.163 million metric tons on 13.327 million hectares, or 84.6% of the total area to be harvested, with an average yield of 1.29 tons a hectare. On the same date last year, the harvest totaled 13.584 mmt on 97.5% of the total area to be harvested, with an average yield of 0.91 tons/ha.

Harvesting this year was delayed ...

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