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19 October 2022, 17:24

Vegetables harvested from nearly 64% of area in Belarus

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MINSK, 19 October (BelTA) – Belarusian agricultural workers have harvested vegetables from 63.5% of the designated area, BelTA learned from the Agriculture and Food Ministry.

Belarusian agricultural enterprises have harvested cereals and leguminous crops (including maize) from 2.258 million hectares, which is 92.6% of the targeted area. Progress was at 95.9% (382,700ha) in Brest Oblast, 98.8% (354,000ha) in Vitebsk Oblast, 92% (368,200ha) in Gomel Oblast, 92.6% (328,300ha) in Grodno Oblast, 89.4% (481,300ha) in Minsk Oblast, and 88.4% (344,500ha) in Mogilev Oblast. All in all, 8.653 million tonnes of grain was threshed by agricultural enterprises and private farms.

Maize for grain has been harvested from an area of 90,700ha (33.3%), producing 645,100 tonnes with the average yield at 71.1 centners per hectare.

Sugar beet has been harvested from 55,100ha, which makes up 59% of the targeted area. Potatoes have been cleared from the area of 23,100 hectares or 88.9% of the plan. Other vegetables have been harvested from 4,270ha or 63.5% of the targeted area.

Belarusian agricultural workers have cleared 772,700 hectares of land under maize meant for silage and green fodder, which is 80.6% of the plan.

Belarusian agricultural workers have planted winter cereals for grain on 1.43 million hectares, which is 93.6% of the plan.

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