Kazakhstan planted spring grains throughout over 5.9 mln ha — Ministry of Agriculture

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As of May 22, Kazakhstan planted spring spiked grains throughout the areas of 5.93 mln ha, or 41.6% of the planned figures, declared the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

It should be noted that the planting campaign rates significantly exceeded the last year results, because on the same date in 2018 the figures reached 29.4% of the areas only.

In addition, Kazakhstan continued planting corn for grain. As of the reporting date, the planted areas reached 119 thsd ha, or 78.9% of the plan, as well as rice — 82.2 thsd ha, or 81%.

As for oilseeds, agrarians planted the crops throughout 1.771 mln ha, or 65.2% of the plan.