Kazakhstan harvested over 19 mln tonnes of grains — Ministry of Agriculture




As of October 21, Kazakh agrarians harvested grains and pulses throughout the areas of 15.17 mln ha, or 99.3% of the plan (15.274 mln ha), reported the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

At the same time, the production volumes of grains totaled 19.264 mln tonnes (in 2018 — 21.85 mln tonnes), with the average yield of 1.27 t/ha (1.46 t/ha).

In particular, the following oblasts of the country became the leaders in grain production: Akmola oblast — 4.96 mln tonnes (99.1% of the planned areas), North Kazakhstan oblast — 4.766 mln tonnes (99.2%), and Kostanay oblast — 3.003 mln tonnes (the harvesting works were completed).

Also, Almaty oblast harvested more than 1 mln tonnes of grains — 1.21 mln tonnes (93%).