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Iraq to Export Barley for the First Time

By John Lee. Iraq's Ministry of Agriculture has reportedly announced that it will export barley for the first time. A ministry spokesman told Shafaaq News Agency that 700,000 tons of barley will be auctioned next week, with ten countries expressing an interest in bidding. (Source: Shafaaq)

Iraqi Wheat Crop Largest in 30 Years

By John Lee. Iraq's wheat crop is the biggest for 30 years, according to Amer Abdulaziz, Director General of Iraq Grain Board. Despite 'discouraging weather conditions' Iraqi farmers have shipped 1.9 million tons of wheat to government silos, reports Azzaman. Bloomberg quotes planning ministry spokesman Abdul Zahra al-Hindawi as saying that Iraq’s wheat output rose 7 […]

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Grain Production Exceptional This Season

The grain production in Iraq this season is exceptional, as a total of 1.6 million tons have been marketed, according to the general director of the state-owned seed company. “The company continues to receive wheat and barley crops throughout the provinces, which reached 350,000 tons,” the trade ministry said in a statement received by Aswat […]

Diala Finishes Barley Harvest

Diala on Wednesday has finished the barley harvest throughout the province. “Diala has also finished around 50 percent of the wheat harvest,” a local source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He noted that wheat and barley production in Diala has increased by 100 percent compared to the last six seasons. ( Aswat Al Iraq )