Grain yield was reduced because of the heat

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In Belarus, for the harvest is completed. As of August 3 crops harvested at 67 percent of the fields. Harvested 5,000,000 tons. Yields at the moment is about 30 tons per hectare, which is about 9 percent less than in the past.

Deputy minister Agriculture Vasily Pavlovsky drop in productivity explained by severe weather conditions.

Because of the heat, shifted aging time and harvest crops, and spring rape. Moved well and graphics sowing of winter crops.

Bulk harvest should be completed by August 10, in This year, expected gross yield of about 8 million tons of grain — by half a million tonnes less than last year. Belarus baking quality bread will need to purchase abroad 30,000 tons of hard wheat.

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