Potatoes in agricultural organizations of Belarus have been harvested from 26,2 thousand hectares, which is 95,7% of the harvested area, BelTA informs citing the latest information from the Ministry of Agriculture and Food.
As of October 18, 820,9 thousand tons of potatoes were dug out. On average, 1 centners of potatoes are harvested from 312,8 ha this year, last year the yield was 270 centners / ha. The highest potato yield is in the Vitebsk region - 379,6 c / ha, 96,8% of the area is harvested there.
Vegetables harvested 122,6 thousand tons. Their yield also exceeded last year - 258,4 c / ha against 217,2 c / ha. Vegetables are harvested from 4,74 thousand hectares. Thus, the cleaning plan was fulfilled by 72,5%.
Sugar beet in Belarus has been harvested from 61,8 thousand hectares, which is 66,3% of the harvested area. Almost 3 million tons of root crops were harvested with a yield of 481,1 c / ha (451,6 c / ha as of the same date last year). The sugar content of beets is 16,67%. More than 1,56 million tons of sugar beet were sold on account of the state order, which is 75,2% of the plan.
A source: http://bykhov.gov.by/