Belarus harvested over 7 mln tonnes of grains — Ministry of Agriculture

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APK-Inform

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As of October 7, Belarusian agrarians harvested grains and pulses (including corn) throughout the areas of 2.17 mln ha, or 93.5% of the plan (2.323 mln ha). The production volumes reached 7.046 mln tonnes of grains, with the average yield at 3.15 t/ha, declared the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus.

In particular, agrarians harvested corn for grain throughout 63.1 thsd ha, or 28.8% of the planned areas (219.1 thsd ha). The production reached 491.2 thsd tonnes, with the yield of 7.79 t/ha.

Also, the country reached the final stages of the harvesting campaign of rapeseed. Agrarians harvested the oilseed throughout 334.8 thsd ha, or 98.3% of the plan (340.6 thsd ha). The production volumes reached 682.4 thsd tonnes, with the yield of 2.06 t/ha.

In addition, agrarians harvested 2.034 mln tonnes of sugar beet throughout 44 thsd ha (46.9%), with the yield of 46.25 t/ha.

As of the reporting date, agrarians planted winter grains throughout 1.308 mln ha, or 96.7% of the plan (1.352 mln ha).

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