Mongolia harvests 73.9 thousand tons of grain at campaign done by 15%


As of September 25, 73.9 thousand tons of grain, 116.9 thousand tons of potatoes and 61.6 thousand tons of vegetables have been harvested in Mongolia.

Grain harvesting is running at 15.1 percent, whilst harvesting for vegetables and potatoes is at 66.2-68.9 percent nationwide, Montsame reports.

During the spring sowing 2018, 497.2 thousand hectares of areas were cultivated for crop, including 367.3 thousand hectares for grain of which 343.1 thousand hectares were for wheat, 13 thousand hectares for potatoes, 8.3 thousand hectares for vegetables, 68.9 thousand hectares for oil plants and 38.8 thousand hectares for fodder plants.

According to preliminary harvesting balance, it is expected to harvest 450.3 thousand tons of grain of which 425.8 thousand tons of wheat, 151 thousand tons of potatoes, 95.1 thousand tons of vegetables, 30.1 thousand tons of oil plants and 86.3 thousand tons of fodder plants.


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