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Belarus still has to harvest 12.1% of land under grain crops

18.08.2020

Belarus still has to harvest 12.1% of land under grain and leguminous crops (except for maize, buckwheat and millet), BelTA learned from the Agriculture and Food Ministry.

As of 18 August, grain and leguminous crops were harvested on the area of 1.93 million hectares, or 87.9% of the plan. Brest Oblast has taken the lead fulfilling 98.5% of the harvesting plan (332,400 hectares). Grodno Oblast cropped 97.1% (309,400 hectares), Gomel Oblast harvested 95% of the area (323,200 hectares), Minsk Oblast harvested 94.1% (456,500 hectares), Mogilev Oblast gathered 75.9% (255,500 hectares), Vitebsk Oblast harvested 67.2% (253,800 hectares).

All in all, 7.236 million tonnes of grain was threshed across the country with the average yield at 37.5 centners per hectare (in 2019, the yield as of the same date was 31.7 centners per hectare). Minsk Oblast harvested more than 1.8 million tonnes of grain, Grodno Oblast more than 1.4 million tonnes and Brest Oblast over 1.3 million tonnes.

Flax was harvested on the area of 43,100 hectares (88.6% of the area under this crop).

Some 752,100 tonnes of hay (74.5% of the plan), 12.618 million tonnes of haylage (100.1%) and 642,200 tonnes of silage (3.35%) were stocked. In total, there are plans to procure 9.3 million tonnes of fodder units of grass feed, most of them in Minsk Oblast and Brest Oblast. By this time, 43.5% of the plan has been fulfilled.

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