Russia has Higher Wheat Yields
Tue Oct 1, 2013 12:28 PM CDT

MOSCOW (Dow Jones) -- Russia's grain-growing regions began this year's harvest with higher yields due to better weather conditions though the total harvested area is smaller, the agriculture ministry said Sept. 30.

The ministry said 77.5 million metric tons of grain were harvested to Sept. 30 on 35.3 million hectares, or 76.6% of the total area. Last year the area was 0.9 million hectares bigger and 66.9 million tons were harvested.

The average yield to date is 2.19 tons per hectare compared with 1.85 tons/ha on the same date last year.

The ministry said the wheat harvest to date stands ...

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