August 31, 2015 | AGWEEK
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Russia’s Grain Crop Seen the Third Largest in Post-Soviet History

Farmers have managed to reap a large crop despite unfavourable weather last autumn

Russia, one of the world's top wheat exporters, will harvest its third-largest grain crop in post-Soviet history this year, leading Russian consultancy SovEcon said on Thursday after upgrading its forecast.

Farmers have managed to reap a large crop despite unfavourable weather last autumn, a weakening rouble, which inflated their costs, and government regulation, which has periodically curbed wheat exports since late 2014. To read more click here.

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