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Belarus harvests 1 million tonnes of grain

Staff Writer | August 2, 2017
Belarusian agrarians have cropped the first million tonnes of grain, BelTA learnt from the Agriculture and Food Ministry.
Belarus grain
Harvest   The average yield makes up 33.7 centners per hectare
As of August 2, Belarus' grain harvest exceeded 1 million tonnes.

Brest Oblast harvested 399,600 tonnes, Gomel Oblast – 318,900 tonnes. Minsk Oblast and Mogilev Oblast cropped 136,900 and 35,300 tonnes each. The harvest of Grodno Oblast agrarians reached 120,800 tonnes, Vitebsk Oblast – 3,1600 tonnes.

A total of 13.3% of areas under crops have been harvested in the country. As of today, Brest Oblast is the leader: the region has cropped 33.2% of the total area.

This year, the average yield makes up 33.7 centners per hectare.