30.09.2016

Kazakhstan harvested over 21 mln tonnes grains – Ministry of Agriculture

According to regional agricultural departments, as of September 28 Kazakh agrarians harvested grains throughout 14.24 mln ha, or 92.7% of the planned areas, declared the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

As of the reporting date, agrarians produced 21.363 mln tonnes of grains, an increase of 8.21 mln tonnes compared with the same date last year. The average yield totaled 1.5 t/ha (up 0.31 t/ha).

In particular, agrarians of North Kazakhstan oblast harvested 5.335 mln tonnes of grains, Akmola oblast — 5.293 mln tonnes, Kostanay oblast — 4.921 mln tonnes, and Karaganda oblast – 928 thsd tonnes.