Kazakhstan has collected more than 3 million tonnes of barley
“In the current year, barley was planted on an area of 1 897.2 thousand ha, 99.6% is harvested with an average yield of 17.3 c /ha. At the same time the yield was 13.5 c / ha in 2015,” the Ministry of Agriculture reported.
In addition, buckwheat harvesting completed in the country.
“As a result, farmers have harvested about 100 thousand tonnes of this crop. The yield was 10.1 c / ha,” the Ministry said.
It is worth noting that Kazakhstan farmers of 7 areas are engaged in sowing buckwheat. It is mainly grown in the northern regions of the country.
It should be reminded that earlier at the Government meeting First Vice-Minister of Agriculture of Kazakhstan Kairat Aituganov announced the upcoming changes in the structure of sown areas. They were told that in the coming years, sown area of cereals will be reduced by 2 million hectares and sowing of oil crops will be increased.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan