13 September 2017

Belarus continued harvesting late grains and rapeseed

As of the morning of September 13, agrarians of Belarus harvested buckwheat throughout the areas of 4.18 thsd ha, or 29.6% of the plan. The production volumes reached 6.49 thsd tonnes, with the average yield at 1.55 t/ha, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus.

Agrarians harvested 9.78 thsd tonnes of millet throughout 4.58 thsd ha (61.1%), with the average yield at 2.14 t/ha.

Also, Belarus almost completed harvesting rapeseed. As of the reporting date, agrarians harvested the oilseed throughout 310.2 thsd ha (93.8% of the forecast). The production totaled 691.4 thsd tonnes, and the yield - 2.23 t/ha.

In addition, Belarus planted winter grains throughout 281 thsd ha, or 22% of the plan.

Source: https://www.apk-inform.com