With roughly half of the German winter barley crop harvested, German farmer coop on Thursday, said this year's volume at end of harvest will be 9.3 mln mt up from the 8.7 mln mt last season. They maintained the harvest forecast despite recent heavy rains and flooding, but analysts suggest the group may revise their estimate as damage reports filter in.

With roughly half of the German winter barley crop harvested, German farmer coop on Thursday, said this year's volume at end of harvest will be 9.3 mln mt up from the 8.7 mln mt last season.  They maintained the harvest forecast despite recent heavy rains and flooding, but analysts suggest the group may revise their estimate as damage reports filter in.