The FINANCIAL -- In the eastern part of Georgia (Kakheti region) agrarians started harvesting wheat. In the current year, the planted areas and yield of wheat will double the results of 2015, declared the press-service of the Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia on June 22.
In particular, the general planted areas under wheat in the country total more than 80 thsd ha, barley - more than 40 thsd ha. According to the Minister of Agriculture, Otar Danelia, agrarians started the harvesting campaign of wheat a little later compared with the traditional dates, due to bad weather conditions.
As a reminder, in 2015 Georgia harvested over 160 thsd tonnes of wheat, up 3 times compared with 2014, according to APK-Inform.