Kazakh Zerno - News and analysis of cereals

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East Kazakhstan: Grain harvesting started
Wednesday, 23 August 2017 14:01

Traditionally, harvesting in EKR begins in the last days of July and ends in September (except for sunflower harvesting). This year, its beginning is favored by the weather in most parts of the region.

- This year is ideal for growers. There was no drought, moderate and warm rains, and grain harvesting started on schedule, "Adlet Tuleutayev, head of the plant management and agriculture department of the EKR Agriculture Department, said the IA “Kazakh-Zerno”.

At the moment, agrarians mostly mow winter and early spring crops: oats, barley, and peas. But in the southernmost areas - Kokpektinsky, Urdzharskoye began harvesting spring wheat.

At the beginning of the week, according to operative data from the field, grains were harvested by almost 28,000 ha, or about 5% of the target. At the same time, winter crops are sloped by about 18 thousand hectares, barley - by about 1.8 thousand, peas - about 1.3 thousand hectares and oats almost 800 hectares. Almost 43 thousand tons of grain of the new crop have already been threshed, the average yield is 16 q/h. "The current rate of suffering is ahead of last year. At the same time in 2016 only about 4 thousand hectares of grain or 0.7% were harvested in the region, "A. Tuleutayev noted.

In the region, forage preparation continues, which also goes ahead of last year's schedule. The sen on August 8, almost 57% of the task was stored, or about 1256 thousand tons, the senage - almost 77 thousand tons or about 82% of the planned. The leaders are the Urdzharsky and Borodulikha districts, where the hay campaign is nearing completion. Urdzhar livestock breeders of this type of fodder have already consumed more than 86% of the planned or over 188 thousand tons, Borodulikha - 88% of the area has been removed. Ahead is the September laying of the silo.

While harvesting herbs and cereals, small cultures continue to mature.This process is also not out of the traditional timeframe for EKR.

- Oilseeds are in different phases of development. Most, which is almost 173 thousand hectares, is in the flowering phase, about 154 thousand hectares - butonization, almost completely ripe only about 3 thousand hectares, - said the head of the department.

If we talk about the state of crops, then, according to the management, more than half or more of 216 thousand hectares of oilseeds, is in good, slightly above 153 thousand hectares - satisfactory and about 32 thousand - poor. True, not a single hectare, fortunately, was lost.

Recall that the task-plan for the senue is 2020 thousand tons, that is more than 2016 161 thousand tons, for grain - 605, 3, thousand hectares, which is more than last year's 1.7 thousand.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 August 2017 13:25



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