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Despite the drought, Germany has an adequate wheat harvest

In many regions of Germany the wheat harvest Completed in 2022/23. According to preliminary estimates by the German Farmers' Association (DBV), there were 21,4 million in the country Tonnen Winter wheat harvested (+1,2 million tons to June forecast), which is 1% above the 2021/22 result, but more than 10% below the average of the last 5 years, reports Reuters.

Experts point out that despite the ongoing drought that has reduced grain yields in the north-eastern parts of the country, the overall value for winter wheat is at a satisfactory level.

It is also reported that the preliminary estimate of the harvest of winter barley is 9,2 million tons (+ 3% per year), winter oilseed rape 4 million tons (+13%).

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