Belarus harvested 8 mln tonnes of grain




As of September 23, farmers of Belarus harvested grains and pulses (including corn) from 2.172 mln ha (88%). Production amounted to 8.048 mln tonnes, Belta reports with reference to the Ministry of Agriculture and Food.

Farmers harvested 8.53 thsd ha of corn with production amounted to 64.9 thsd tonnes with an average yield at 7.62 t/ha. Rapeseed was reaped from 357.8 thsd ha (99.7%) with crop at 907.3 thsd tonnes and yield at 2.5 t/ha.

Moreover, farmers reaped 22.8 thsd tonnes of millet from 10.7 thsd ha (89.3%), 41 thsd tonnes of buckwheat from 30.3 thsd ha (87.5%).

Belarus planted 701.2 thsd ha with winter crops (45.7%).