According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of Belarus, agricultural enterprises of the country have harvested potatoes from 25 thousand hectares by September 12,6, which is 50,1% of the planned area.
In general, 374,7 thousand tons of potatoes have been dug up in the republic with an average yield of 298 centners per hectare.
Sugar beet was harvested from 14,5 thousand hectares (17,6% of the plan), 652 thousand tons of root crops were harvested with an average yield of 449,4 centners per hectare. The sugar content of beets is 15,58%.
As for other vegetables in open ground, they were harvested from an area of 3,08 thousand hectares (51,4% of the plan). The harvest amounted to 52,4 thousand tons with an average yield of 330,3 centners per hectare.