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Belarus to Boost Soybean Planting This Year, UkrAgroConsult Says

March 23, 2012

Belarus will boost soybean planting to 18,200 hectares (44,973 acres) for the 2012 harvest, according to Kiev-based agricultural researcher UkrAgroConsult.

That’s up from an average of between 3,000 and 5,000 hectares a year in the past, Yulia Garkavenko, oilseed analyst at UkrAgroConsult, said by phone today.

To contact the reporter on this story: Kateryna Choursina in Kiev at kchoursina@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Claudia Carpenter at ccarpenter2@bloomberg.net


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