Kazakhstan harvested over 15 mln tonnes of grains — Ministry of Agriculture




As of October 4, Kazakh agrarians harvested grains and pulses throughout the areas of 13.46 mln ha, against 13.81 mln ha on the same date last year, which reached 88.2% 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 15.672 mln tonnes (in 2018 — 19.27 mln tonnes), with the average yield of 1.16 t/ha (1.39 t/ha).

In particular, four oblasts of the country provided the major harvesting results: Akmola oblast harvested the largest volumes of grains — 3.987 mln tonnes throughout 88.4% of the planned areas, North Kazakhstan oblast — 3.494 mln tonnes (79.8%), as well as Kostanay oblast — 2.25 mln tonnes (85.9%), and Almaty oblast — 1.003 mln tonnes (86%).