Planted area under spring grains exceeded the plan in Belarus




As of April 30, Belarusian agrarians planted early grains and pulses (excluding corn, buckwheat and millet) throughout the areas of 752.7 thsd ha or 102.1% of the plan (737.1 thsd ha), declared the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus.

In particular, the expected planted area was exceeded in Grodno (111.1%), Brest (104.8%), Gomel (104.5%) and Minsk (103.6%) oblasts. Farmers of Mogilev oblast planted spring crops throughout 100% of the plan, Vitebsk oblast — 91.4%.

Agrarians planted corn for grain throughout 104 thsd ha (37.8%).

Farmers planted sugar beet throughout 79.6 thsd ha (87.9%), spring rapeseed — 29.4 thsd ha (73%).

Generally, Belarus planted spring agricultural crops throughout the areas of 1.31 mln ha or 52.5% of the plan (2.498 mln ha).