Belarus harvested 4.5 mln tonnes of grain




As of August 9, Belarusian agrarians harvested grains and pulses (excluding corn, buckwheat and millet) throughout 1.39 mln ha or 64.9% of the plan, declared the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus.

The production volumes reached 4.462 mln tonnes with the average yield of 3.21 t/ha.

Particularly, farmers harvested1.7 mln tonnes of wheat with the yield of 3.79 t/ha throughout 448.5 thsd ha (64.2% of the plan), 988.7 thsd tonnes of barley with the yield of 3.37 t/ha throughout 293.6 thsd ha (73.9% of the plan), 690.4 thsd tonnes of winter rye with the yield of 2.58 t/ha throughout 267.4 thsd ha (75.1% of the plan).

Moreover, agrarians harvested 734.9 thsd tonnes of winter rapeseed with the yield of 2.27 t/ha throughout 324.5 thsd ha (94.9% of the plan).