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El Nino dims Australia wheat harvest outlook

Farmers in New South Wales, the second-biggest wheat grower, may harvest 6.2 million tonnes from 6.3 million tonnes a year ago, Abares said.


AUSTRALIA reduced its wheat production outlook as the El Nino weather event threatens to curb yields in the country's east.

The harvest may total 23.6 million tonnes in 2015-2016 from 24.4 million tonnes forecast in March, the Australian Bureau of Agricultural &