In Belarus, winter grain crops mostly reached the maturity, the middle dough stage was observed, reported Belhydromet on July 17.
“In Gomel and Brest oblasts, winter wheat and rye reached the full-ripe stage. The grain maturity was reached 1-2 weeks later that year ago. Low temperatures and sufficient soil moisture prolonged the grain filling period that was positive moment. The moisture content of grain was still excessive”, - the agrometeorologist pointed out.
Moreover, winter rapeseed mostly reached the maturing, the harvesting campaign was in the process.
“In the short term, the weather will be favorable for maturing and drying of grain as well as the progress of the harvesting campaign”, - the experts added.