Kazakhstan harvested over 14 mln tonnes of grains — Ministry of Agriculture




As of October 2, Kazakh agrarians harvested grains and pulses throughout the areas of 12.885 mln ha, against 13.06 mln ha on the same date last year, which reached 84.5% of the plan (15.258 mln ha), reported the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

At the same time, the production volumes of grains totaled 14.875 mln tonnes (in 2018 — 17.65 mln tonnes), with the average yield of 1.15 t/ha (1.35 t/ha).

In particular, the following oblasts of the country provided the major harvesting results: Akmola oblast harvested the largest volumes of grains — 3.864 mln tonnes throughout 85.7% of the planned areas, as well as North Kazakhstan oblast — 3.185 mln tonnes (74.1%), and Kostanay oblast — 2.027 mln tonnes (80.3%).