May 27 2014, 13:30 Source: APK-Inform Views: 1497

Kazakhstan planted spring crops throughout 9.4 mln ha

As of May 27, Kazakhstan realized spring crops planting campaign (including maize and rice crops) throughout the areas of 9.4 mln ha, or 62% of the planned areas, declared Asylzhan Mamytbekov, Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

According to him, in the current year the country plans to plant agricultural crops throughout 21.8 mln ha, up 313 thsd ha compared with last year. Grain planted areas will total 15.9 mln ha, including 12.8 mln ha of wheat.


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