November 25, 2011


Hungary's 2011 corn harvests up 15%


Hungary's corn output reached 8.06 million tonnes in 2011, 15% more than last year, the Agriculture Ministry said on Thursday (Nov 24).


It said the final corn crop yield was 6.63 tonnes per hectare, 2% higher on-year.


The ministry said autumn wheat was planted to 1.1 million hectares and autumn barley to 177,000 hectares, both higher than in the previous season, but a lack of rainfall hindered the development of the crops.

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