Belarus. Crops development and weather conditions

29.07.2016

In most fields crops were noted at ripening stage. According to observations, winter crops were seen at complete ripeness stage. In many parts of the southern territories and in some central regions spring barley has reached complete ripeness stage. Wax ripeness was seen at grain crops in the rest of the republic. Also, mass grain harvesting is carried out in the republic.

According to the latest observations, grain is still humid, but in some regions grain humidity is close to normal. The average weight of 1000 grains with standard moisture level fluctuates from 35 grams to 45 grams, in some places 50-55 grams at winter wheat and spring barley plants. Grain crops lodging was observed after heavy rains and winds especially in the north-eastern part of the country.

In the coming days rainfall of varying intensity is expected, which may impede harvesting works. However, high temperature regime will contribute the further crops ripening.

More information on crop conditions and progress in spring sowing campaign in the countries of Black Sea Region is available to subscribers for weekly market report "Black Sea Grain & Oil" by UkrAgroConsult.

 

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