Kazakhstan harvested over 17 mln tonnes of grains — Ministry of Agriculture




As of October 8, Kazakh agrarians harvested grains and pulses throughout the areas of 14.276 mln ha, against 14.49 mln ha on the same date last year, which reached 93.5% of the plan (15.263 mln ha), reported the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

At the same time, the production volumes of grains totaled 17.067 mln tonnes (in 2018 — 20.466 mln tonnes), with the average yield of 1.2 t/ha (1.41 t/ha).

In particular, two oblasts of the country already harvested over 4 mln tonnes of grains each: Akmola oblast harvested 4.226 mln tonnes of grains throughout 91.9% of the planned areas, and North Kazakhstan oblast — 4.101 mln tonnes (90.1%).

At the same time, four oblasts of the country already completed the harvesting campaign: Karaganda oblast harvested 864 thsd tonnes of grains, Pavlodar oblast — 786.8 thsd tonnes, Aktobe oblast — 379.9 thsd tonnes, and West Kazakhstan oblast — 249 thsd tonnes.

In addition, the other oblasts still have to harvest grains throughout the range of 1% (East Kazakhstan oblast) to 13.3% (Almaty oblast) of the remaining areas.