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30 September 2022, 10:24

Belarus harvests over 52% of corn meant for silage, green fodder

An archive photo
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MINSK, 30 September (BelTA) – More than half of the area under corn meant for silage and green fodder has been cleared in Belarus, BelTA learned from the Agriculture and Food Ministry.

According to the ministry, Belarusian agricultural workers cleared 491,200 hectares of land under corn meant for silage and green fodder, which is 52.8% of the plan. The figure stood at 427,200 hectares on the same day in 2021. Now Gomel Oblast is ahead of other regions in terms of corn harvesting, as 54.8% of the area under corn has been harvested there.

The work to harvest corn meant for grain has just begun across the country. At the moment, 16,100 hectares have been harvested, which is 5.35% of the area under this crop.

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