News from the Kazakh fields: the harvest reached 1 million 467.8 thousand tons of grain

“According to the regional departments of agriculture, as of August 18 this year, agricultural producers harvested 910.4 thousand ha, which is 6.2% of the harvested area, it was threshed 1,467.8 thousand tons of grain; the average yield totaled 16.1 q/ha,” according to the summary of the Ministry of Agriculture.

Currently harvesting campaign is underway in eight regions of the country: Aktobe, Almaty, Atyrau, East Kazakhstan, West Kazakhstan, Zhambyl, Kyzylorda, Pavlodar and South Kazakhstan.

It should be noted, at the same date last year in the country with an average yield of 12 q/ ha was harvested 1,060.7 thousand tons of grain, writes the IA “Kazakh-Zerno”.

We recall, according to the statistical agency, in 2014 Kazakhstan collected 17,162.2 thousand tons of cereal and leguminous crops, which is 5.9% lower compared with the level in 2013 (in 2013 in Kazakhstan, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, with an average yield of 13.3 q/ha were harvested 20,916.9 thousand tons of cereals). In the total volume of grain and leguminous crops the share of wheat was 75.7%.

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