The FINANCIAL — According to operative data as of August 21, agricultural organizations of Belarus harvested grains and pulses throughout 2.131 mln ha, or 97.6% of the planned areas. The average yield totaled 3.93 t/ha, the harvested volumes – 8.377 mln tonnes of grains, declared the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Belarus.
In particular, agrarians harvested winter and spring rapeseed throughout 168.5 thsd ha (66.8%). The harvested volumes totaled 364.7 thsd tonnes, with the average yield of 2.17 t/ha, according to APK Inform.
As a reminder, on the same date last year Belarus harvested 815 thsd tonnes of rapeseed throughout 358.8 thsd ha (90%), with the average yield of 2.24 t/ha.
To date, agricultural organizations plan to plant winter rapeseed for the harvest-2016 throughout 410 thsd ha. Agrarians already planted the oilseed throughout 87.1 thsd ha (22.3%).