Grain harvest in Bashkiria is almost 0.5 million tons more than in 2016 - Ministry of Agriculture
UFA, 20 October 2017. /Bashinform News Agency, Galina Bakhshieva/.
The grain harvest in Bashkortostan significantly exceeded last year's figures.
According to the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture RB, the gross grain harvest has already reached 3.837 million tons. A year ago 3,373 million tons were collected in the region.
Among the best grain and leguminous crops are the farms of Sterlitamak, Meleuz, Chekmagush, Baimak and Ilishevo districts. In each of these areas, from 142.2 to 225.6 thousand tons of grain were harvested.
According to the data of the agrarian department, cereal crops and leguminous crops are cut and threshed by 99.6% of the plan. Agrarians of 13 districts are currently completing harvesting.
The average yield was 22 centners per hectare this year. The highest yields during harvesting were recorded in the farms of Chekmagush and Sterlitamak districts — 39.7 and 32.6 centners per hectare, respectively.