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East Kazakhstan: The grain wedge is harvested by 84% PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 22 September 2017 10:26

In the region, harvesting campaign for grain and leguminous crops enters the final stage.

On September 20, as the correspondent of the IA "Kazakh-Zerno" was informed in the regional department of agriculture, the harvested area was about 473 thousand hectares, or 84% of the assignment. With an average yield of 13.2 quintals per hectare the amount of threshed grain was over 623,000 tons. Farmers of the region provided about 77 thousand tons of seeds for storage, which is 75% of the demand.

Spring wheat was harvested on an area of almost 278,000 hectares, or almost 84%, and the harvest totaled 352,000 tons wheat, while the average yield reached 12.7 quintals per hectare.

Harvesting of barley and oats is close to its end: 98.3% and 98.6%, respectively. The average yield is approximately the same - 13.4 and 13.5 q / ha, which is lower than in 2016, then it showed 17 q / ha.

We recall, the area of the grain wedge in the East Kazakhstan region is a little more than 566 thousand hectares, in 2016 it was equal to 571 thousand hectares. The yield of crops, in general, is also lower in comparison with last year's.




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