Agriculture

23.08.2019

Kazakhstan increases corn and barley reserves in July

 

As of July 1

As of August 1

Change + —

 Change %

Total crops

 3 991 767

 3 468 869

-522898

86,9

Wheat

 3 333 253

 2 854 806

-478447

85,6

Corn

  31 842

  40 418

8576

126,9

Rice

  81 898

  58 043

-23855

70,9

Barley

  338 284

  340 489

2205

100,7

Rye

  6 972

  6 147

-825

88,2

Oats

  65 858

  55 746

-10112

84,6

Buckwheat

  26 841

  23 255

-3586

86,6

Millet

  4 018

  3 105

-913

77,3

Spikes blend

  7 815

  7 336

-479

93,9

In July, as a result of the harvesting campaign of winter grain crops in the southern regions of the country, according to operational information from the regions, 1,171.4 tonnes of grain were harvested with a yield of 20.3 quintals per hectare. Both productivity and threshing exceeded last year's level. The decline surpassed new harvests. For some crops, for example, for corn and barley, grain reserves were even increased, and the largest expenses were for food wheat. The volume of feed grain increased, including due to its relatively low use in the summer.

Grain stocks at the beginning of the year amounted to 14,465,559 tonnes and decreased over the month by 1,328,793 tonnes or by 8.4%. As of February 1 of this year, Kazakhstan recorded 11867608 tonnes of grain, and stocks decreased by 2,597,951 tonnes or 18%. By March 1, grain stocks amounted to 10,277,759 tonnes and decreased in February by 1,589,849 tonnes or by 13.4%.

As of April 1, the amount of grain decreased to 9,234,499, by 1,043,260 tonnes or 10.2%. As of May 1, statistics recorded 7,840,581 in the republic with a decrease by 1,393,918 tonnes or 15.1%. As of June 1, grain stocks decreased by another 2,546,117 tonnes to 5,294,464 tonnes or 32.5%. By the beginning of the new season in Kazakhstan, 3,991,767 tonnes were recorded with a decrease of 1,302,697 tonnes or 24.6%

In July, grain stocks in Kazakhstan decreased from 3,991,767 to 3,468,869 tonnes, by 522,898 tonnes or 13.1%.

In July, grain stocks by types of crops changed in different proportions. Wheat decreased in July by 478,447 tonnes from 3,333,253 to 2,854,806 tonnes, or 14.4%. Corn increased by 8,576 tonnes from 31,842 to 40,418 tonnes, or 26.9%, while rice decreased by 23,855 tonnes from 81,898 to 58,043 tonnes, or 29.1%.

The amount of barley increased by 2,205 tonnes from 338,284 to 340,489 tonnes or 0.7%, rye decreased 825 tonnes from 6,972 to 6,147 tonnes or 11.8%, and oats by 10,112 tonnes from 65,858 to 55,746 tonnes or 15.4%

Buckwheat decreased in reserves by 3,586 tonnes from 26,841 to 23,255 tonnes, or 13.4%, millet by 913 tonnes from 4,018 to 3,105 tonnes, or 22.7%, and a spike mixture by 479 tonnes from 7,815 to 7,336 tonnes, or 6 ,one%.

Over the June of the 2018-19 season, wheat stocks in Kazakhstan decreased by 1,029,955 tonnes from 4,363,208 to 3,333,253 tonnes or 23.6%, corn by 7,280 tonnes from 39,122 to 31,842 tonnes or 18.6%, rice by 22,877 tonnes from 104,775 to 81,898 tonnes, or 21.8%.

Barley in volume decreased by 182,680 tonnes from 520,964 to 338,284 tonnes or by 35.1%, rye by 560 tonnes from 7,532 to 6,972 tonnes or by 7.4%, and oats by 19226 tonnes from 85084 to 65,858 tonnes or by 22.6 %

Buckwheat stocks decreased by 3,209 tonnes from 30,050 to 26,841 tonnes or 10.7%, millet by 730 tonnes from 4,748 to 4,018 tonnes or 15.4%, cereal mixtures by 3328 tonnes from 11143 to 7815 tonnes or 29.9% .

By Sergey Bukatov for Kazakh Zerno.

 

As of July 1

As of August 1

Change + —

 Change %

Total crops

 3 991 767

 3 468 869

-522898

86,9

Wheat

 3 333 253

 2 854 806

-478447

85,6

Corn

  31 842

  40 418

8576

126,9

Rice

  81 898

  58 043

-23855

70,9

Barley

  338 284

  340 489

2205

100,7

Rye

  6 972

  6 147

-825

88,2

Oats

  65 858

  55 746

-10112

84,6

Buckwheat

  26 841

  23 255

-3586

86,6

Millet

  4 018

  3 105

-913

77,3

Spikes blend

  7 815

  7 336

-479

93,9

In July, as a result of the harvesting campaign of winter grain crops in the southern regions of the country, according to operational information from the regions, 1,171.4 tonnes of grain were harvested with a yield of 20.3 quintals per hectare. Both productivity and threshing exceeded last year's level. The decline surpassed new harvests. For some crops, for example, for corn and barley, grain reserves were even increased, and the largest expenses were for food wheat. The volume of feed grain increased, including due to its relatively low use in the summer.

Grain stocks at the beginning of the year amounted to 14,465,559 tonnes and decreased over the month by 1,328,793 tonnes or by 8.4%. As of February 1 of this year, Kazakhstan recorded 11867608 tonnes of grain, and stocks decreased by 2,597,951 tonnes or 18%. By March 1, grain stocks amounted to 10,277,759 tonnes and decreased in February by 1,589,849 tonnes or by 13.4%.

As of April 1, the amount of grain decreased to 9,234,499, by 1,043,260 tonnes or 10.2%. As of May 1, statistics recorded 7,840,581 in the republic with a decrease by 1,393,918 tonnes or 15.1%. As of June 1, grain stocks decreased by another 2,546,117 tonnes to 5,294,464 tonnes or 32.5%. By the beginning of the new season in Kazakhstan, 3,991,767 tonnes were recorded with a decrease of 1,302,697 tonnes or 24.6%

In July, grain stocks in Kazakhstan decreased from 3,991,767 to 3,468,869 tonnes, by 522,898 tonnes or 13.1%.

In July, grain stocks by types of crops changed in different proportions. Wheat decreased in July by 478,447 tonnes from 3,333,253 to 2,854,806 tonnes, or 14.4%. Corn increased by 8,576 tonnes from 31,842 to 40,418 tonnes, or 26.9%, while rice decreased by 23,855 tonnes from 81,898 to 58,043 tonnes, or 29.1%.

The amount of barley increased by 2,205 tonnes from 338,284 to 340,489 tonnes or 0.7%, rye decreased 825 tonnes from 6,972 to 6,147 tonnes or 11.8%, and oats by 10,112 tonnes from 65,858 to 55,746 tonnes or 15.4%

Buckwheat decreased in reserves by 3,586 tonnes from 26,841 to 23,255 tonnes, or 13.4%, millet by 913 tonnes from 4,018 to 3,105 tonnes, or 22.7%, and a spike mixture by 479 tonnes from 7,815 to 7,336 tonnes, or 6 ,one%.

Over the June of the 2018-19 season, wheat stocks in Kazakhstan decreased by 1,029,955 tonnes from 4,363,208 to 3,333,253 tonnes or 23.6%, corn by 7,280 tonnes from 39,122 to 31,842 tonnes or 18.6%, rice by 22,877 tonnes from 104,775 to 81,898 tonnes, or 21.8%.

Barley in volume decreased by 182,680 tonnes from 520,964 to 338,284 tonnes or by 35.1%, rye by 560 tonnes from 7,532 to 6,972 tonnes or by 7.4%, and oats by 19226 tonnes from 85084 to 65,858 tonnes or by 22.6 %

Buckwheat stocks decreased by 3,209 tonnes from 30,050 to 26,841 tonnes or 10.7%, millet by 730 tonnes from 4,748 to 4,018 tonnes or 15.4%, cereal mixtures by 3328 tonnes from 11143 to 7815 tonnes or 29.9% .

By Sergey Bukatov for Kazakh Zerno.

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