July 24 2014, 14:50 Source: APK-Inform Views: 937

Belarus to complete grain harvesting in 20 days

Belarusian agrarians expect to complete the harvesting campaign of grains in 20 days, announced Vladimir Grakun, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food, on July 24.

According to him, the technical possibilities allow realizing the plan. V.Grakun stressed that agrarians will harvest grains according to its ripeness. Daily Belarusian agrarians harvest nearly 90 thsd ha of grain areas. However, Vitebsk oblast still did not start harvesting works.

In the current year the planted areas of grains and pulses in Belarus totaled 2.427 mln ha. Agrarians harvested crops throughout over 441 thsd ha, or slightly more than 18%. The Deputy Minister noted that in 2014 the country plans to receive the record grain harvest.


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