December 21, 2012


Germany's wheat area for 2013 harvest increase by 7%


Germany's winter wheat sown area for the 2013 harvest has increased by 7% on the year to about 3.1 million hectares, according to the country's national statistics office.


Other than wheat, sowings of winter grains of all types rose 9% on the year to around 5.49 million hectares, the office said.