About 700 thousand tons of grain have been harvested in Tajikistan as of July 30 this year, the Ministry of Agriculture of the country reports.
According to the operative data of the Department of Crop Production of the Ministry of Agriculture, by the indicated date, cereals were harvested from an area of 231 thousand hectares.
In the Khatlon region, cereals were harvested from an area of 130 thousand hectares. The volume of grain harvest in the region amounted to 456 thousand tons, which is 99,4% of the planned.
As for potatoes, this type of agricultural crop was planted on an area of 34 thousand hectares in dekhkan and private farms this year.
By July 30, potatoes were harvested from an area of 11 thousand hectares. The harvest amounted to 188 thousand tons, which is 55 thousand tons more than in the same period in 2020.