Belarus harvested over 7.5 mln tonnes of grains — Ministry of Agriculture




As of October 21, Belarusian agrarians harvested grains and pulses (including corn) throughout the areas of 2.23 mln ha, or 97.3% of the plan (2.293 mln ha). The production volumes reached 7.523 mln tonnes of grains, with the average yield at 3.37 t/ha, declared the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus.

In particular, agrarians harvested corn for grain throughout 126.6 thsd ha, or 67.8% of the planned areas (186.8 thsd ha). The production reached 987.5 thsd tonnes, with the yield of 7.8 t/ha.

Also, the country reached the final stages of the harvesting campaign of rapeseed. Agrarians harvested the oilseed throughout 337.7 thsd ha, or 99.9% of the plan (338.2 thsd ha). The production volumes reached 686.4  thsd tonnes, with the yield of 2.03 t/ha.

In addition, agrarians harvested 3.242 mln tonnes of sugar beet throughout 66.7 thsd ha (71.6%), with the yield of 48.59 t/ha.