Grains harvesting in Azerbaijan exceeds 2mln tons

Business Materials 20 November 2006 11:32 (UTC +04:00)

A total of 2,078,200 million tons of spring and autumn grains (including corn) have been harvested in Azerbaijan so far from 783,400 ha, Trend reports.

The productivity is 26.5h per ha.

The grains production was 126,200 tons in Jalilabad, 106,300 tons -in Shaki, 88,500 tons - in Shamkir, 82,900 tons in Sabirabad, 78,900 tons in Khachmaz, 74,400 tons in Agsu, 72,200 tons in Ismayilly, 67,800 tons in Neftchala and 66,000 tons in Saatly.

Earlier the volume of grains production Azerbaijan was forecasted to 2.2 million tons.

At present Azerbaijan demand in grain is 3.4 million tons.