Growers in North Kazakhstan region produced 0.5 MMT of oilseeds

23.12.2016

Growers in North Kazakhstan region reported the 2016/17 harvest results. In 2016, total crop planted area expanded by 9 Th ha from last year, to 4375.4 Th ha. 11.7%, or 512.1 Th ha of plantings in North Kazakhstan are represented by oilseeds.

According to preliminary statistics, the 2016/17 oilseed crop amounted to 485 KMT against 400.8 KMT a year ago. Farmers managed to increase the oilseeds crop not only through expanding their planted area by 12.5% (512.1 Th ha against 455 Th ha a year ago), but also due to a 10% higher yield (0.97 MT/ha against 0.88 MT/ha a year ago).

 

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