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Rain in Australia’s key southeast grain growing region is boosting the country’s expected wheat crop but could delay the harvest by up to five weeks and threatens crop quality, industry experts said Nov. 28. The wheat harvest is already running up to five weeks late in parts of southeast Australia and persistent rain is slowing progress. “It is still early days but in some areas … they may still be going until February,” said GrainCorp spokesman David Ginns.



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