Grain harvest gaining pace in South Kazakhstan


The grain harvest has started in four regions of the Republic of Kazakhstan, including South Kazakhstan, Zhambyl, Almaty and Kyzylorda regions, reports UkrAgroConsult.

According to Kazakhstan’s Ag Ministry, farmers in the above regions harvested 659.1 KMT from 335 Th ha (59% of the planned 567.6 Th ha) by July 31. The average yield is 1.97 MT/ha.

On the same date last year, the respective figures there equaled 730.6 KMT, 338.6 Th ha (63.5%) and 2.16 MT/ha.

As a reminder, the Ag Ministry forecasts Kazakhstan’s harvest at some 19 MMT this year, with its export potential estimated at up to 9 MMT.

More information on crop conditions and progress of harvesting 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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