A Moroccan date harvester sorts his yield, which was well above average this year.
Jeff Koehler for NPR
January 10, 2013 It's taken a few months for official reports to confirm what local Moroccan farmers predicted months ago: This year's date harvest was well above average. The reasons for this year's impressive haul, though, are harder to pin down.
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