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MINISTRY PUTS WHEAT CROP AT 5M TONNES

 

Hungary’s Agriculture Ministry estimated this year’s wheat crop will reach 5 million tonnes in a statement issued on Thursday, at the end of the summer harvest. Wheat grown on 952,000 hectares yielded 5.27 tonnes per hectare, on average, the ministry said. The barley crop is set to reach 1.2 million tonnes as barley planted on 218,000 hectares yielded 5.49 tonnes per hectare. The ministry put the rapeseed crop at 874,000 tonnes. The crop yielded an average 2.95 tonnes per hectare on 296,000 hectares.