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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

More Grain Harvested

MOSCOW -- Russian farmers have harvested 68 percent of the annual grain harvest and 20 percent of the vegetable crop as of Monday, the Agriculture Ministry reported Thursday.

Farmers have cleared 28.2 million hectares of grain, 1.4 million hectares more than during the same period last year, the ministry said, Interfax said.

In all, farmers have threshed 42.7 million tons of grain, 5.3 million more than last year, the ministry said.