Kazakhstan Collected 23.1 Million Tons Of Grain

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At selector Kazakhstan Government meeting , held under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Bakhytzhan Sagintayev, First Deputy Minister of Agriculture of Kazakhstan Kairat Aituganov reported on the results of harvesting.

Thus, the gross grain harvest amounted to 23.1 million tons in bunker weight, which is 1.4 times higher compared to the previous year. The average yield totaled 15.2 c / ha. 5.7 million tons of grain harvested in Akmola region, 5.6 million tons –in North Kazakhstan region, 5.5 million tons – in Kostanay. Karaganda region harvested more than 1 million tons of grain crops, the yield was 14 kg / ha, which is a record harvest in the history of agriculture in the area, official website of Kazakhstan Prime Minister reported.

Also, millet yields in Aktobe and West Kazakhstan regions increased by 4 and 3 times compared to last year.
South region continues to clean cotton, sugar beet and rice, high yield is also expected. Gross harvest of rice amounted to 432 thousand tons in the current year. The yield reached 47 tons / ha in Kyzylorda region, which is a record.

In addition, oilseeds harvested about 46.7% of harvesting areas. Gross harvest is higher than last year by 1.2 times. The yield is 10 t / ha, while the last 5 years did not exceed 8.1 kg / ha.

But the grain losing quality due to bad weather, Forbes.kz reported. Competitiveness of Kazakh grain on the global market is declining due to quality problems. Kazakhstan loses its grain markets.