In Kazakhstan, as of 15 August, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, it was harvested 820.4 thousand hectares of grain areas. With an average yield of 21.5 c / ha grain is milled 1767.1 th. tons.
It should be noted, at the same date last year 1420.7 thousand tons of grain was produced in the country.
According to reports, grain harvesting ends in Zhambyl region. There harvested 90.1% of the area and the crop is almost two times higher than last year – 554.1 thousand tons.
We recall, as previously reported the IA “Kazakh-Zerno”, this year the acreage of all crops in Kazakhstan amounted to 21.7 million ha, including grain crops – 15.2 million hectares, including wheat – 12.2 million ha.
According to forecasts of the Ministry of Agriculture of Kazakhstan, in the 2016-2017 marketing year it is planned to ship to export about 7.5 mln. tons of grain. In the last agricultural year it exported more than 6.6 mln. tons of grain.