Nationwide harvesting reportedEconomy
During the spring sowing 2019, 512.0 thousand hectares were
cultivated for crop, including 364.8 thousand hectares for grain of which 340.0
thousand hectares were for wheat; 14.8 thousand hectares for potatoes, 8.0
thousand hectares for vegetables, 82.4 thousand hectares for oil plants and 42.0
thousand hectares for fodder plants.
As of October 8, a total of 192.4 thousand of grain was harvested from 148.0 thousand hectares, of which 187.1 thousand tons of wheat; 158.6 thousand tons of potatoes from 12.9 thousand hectares, 68.4 thousand tons of vegetables from 6.1 thousand hectares. It means that the harvesting is running at 42.3 percent for grains, 75.9 percent for vegetables and 86.6 percent for potatoes.
According to the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry, it is expected to harvest 441.9 thousand tons of grain, of which 420.0 thousand of wheat; 176.8 thousand tons of potatoes, 91.2 thousand tons of vegetables, 38.0 thousand tons of oil plant and 80.4 thousand tons of fodder plants.