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December 25 2013, 15:40 Source: APK-Inform Views: 277

In 2014 Azerbaijan to increase grain production

The Ministry of Agriculture of Azerbaijan forecasted the increase of grain production in 2014 by 3.9%, due to expansion of the planted areas under winter crops.

According to the announcement of the State Statistics Committee of Azerbaijan, agrarians still continue planting winter crops. As of December 1, agrarians plowed 934.81 thsd ha of agricultural lands, up 34.74 thsd ha compared with the last year level. Also, Azerbaijan planted winter wheat throughout 616.7 thsd ha (down 0.4% compared with the same date in 2012), 301.56 thsd ha of winter barley (up 11.4%).

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