On average, a hectare of cotton fields in South Kazakhstan gives 26 quintals at the end of harvest. In overal weigth, producers harvested 378 000 tons, said the correspondent of IA “Kazakh-Zerno”
Farmers in the South Kazakhstan planned to finish the harvest last week, but forecasts did not agree with reality. But the staff of the regional agricultural department assures, producers will announce the end of cotton harvest in the next 3-4 days.
We remind, local farmers allocated for cotton about 148 thousand ha of the farmlands. It is 6 thousand ha less tha last year.