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Russia Harvest Ahead of Last Year
Tue Sep 2, 2014 07:00 AM CDT

MOSCOW (Dow Jones) -- Russia grain harvest, which began slower than last year reflecting inclement weather conditions, is now outstripping last year's pace, the agriculture ministry said Tuesday.

Following is a table of Russia's grain harvest to Sept. 1.

Figures in brackets are for the comparative year-ago period.

Volume* Harvested Area** Percentage of total area Yield***

to be harvested

Grain 75.3 (62.3) 26.6(26.2) 57.1% 2.83(2.37)

Wheat 47.9 (40.2) 14.7(14.5) 57.9% 3.27(2.77)

Barley 17.3 (12.4) 6.9(6.1) 72.8% 2.52(2.03)

Corn 0.41(0.295) 0.075 (0.058) 2.7% 5.45(5.07)

* Volume harvested in million metric tons

** Area harvested in million hectares

*** ...

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