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German 2015 wheat crop down 5 percent

HAMBURG - Germany's 2015 wheat crop will fall by about 5 percent on the year to 26.4 million tons, the German agriculture ministry said on Friday. But the crop had achieved average yields, the ministry said. A fall had been generally expected fol...

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Genetically modified wheat stands in a test field near Durbin, N.D. Forum photo by Bruce Crummy

 

HAMBURG - Germany's 2015 wheat crop will fall by about 5 percent on the year to 26.4 million tons, the German agriculture ministry said on Friday.

But the crop had achieved average yields, the ministry said.

A fall had been generally expected following the exceptionally large harvest in 2014.

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