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German 2022 corn harvest seen down 20.2% on year

HAMBURG, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Germany's 2022 harvest of corn (grain maize) will fall 20.2% on the year to an estimated 3.54 million tonnes, Germany's association of farm cooperatives said on Wednesday in a harvest report.

Germany's corn has suffered from the prolonged drought and heatwave in the country this summer, it said.

Other European corn harvests, especially in France, also suffered from extreme drought this summer. (Reporting by Michael Hogan)

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