On August 20, Kazakhstan harvested almost 1.9 million tons of the new crop

According to the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, on August 20 1,895.2 thousand tons of grain of the new crop was received in the republic.

As reported in the report of the department, to date, 1,003.7 thousand hectares are harvested; the average yield is 18.9 q / ha.

Let’s note, at the same date last year, with an average yield of 18.2 quintals per hectare, 1896.6 thousand tons of grain were threshed.

According to the Committee on Statistics of the Ministry of Economy of Kazakhstan, the acreage of crops (preliminary) in 2018 amounted to 22.0 million hectares.

From the entire planted area, about 15.1 million hectares, or 68.8 percent, were sown with grain (including rice) and legumes, the IA “Kazakh-Zerno” reports.

The main part of cereals (including rice) and legumes is in Akmola region – 4.3 million hectares (28.5 percent), Kostanay – 4.1 million hectares (26.8 percent), North Kazakhstan – 2.8 million hectares (18.5 percent).

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