Hungary wheat harvest reaches 5 million tonnes

Crops

Photo by Korobka Dmytro / Shutterstock.com

Hungaryʼs wheat harvest has reached 5 million tonnes, with an average yield of 5.37 tonnes per hectare, state secretary Zsolt Feldman said after a meeting of the Harvest Coordination Committee, according to a report by state news wire MTI.

Photo by Korobka Dmytro / Shutterstock.com

Feldman noted that the yield was close to the standing record.

Some 2 million tonnes of that wheat could be exported.

Feldman said 96% of the maize crop has been harvested. The maize yield has broken all records, averaging 8.66 tonnes per hectare, he added.

The maize harvest is expected to reach 8.3 million tonnes.

Hungarian farmers harvested 1.32 million tonnes of barley. Yield averaged 5.65 tonnes per hectare.

The sunflower seed harvest reached 1.74 million tonnes. The average yield was 2.84 tonnes per hectare.

The rapeseed harvest reached 785,000 tonnes. The average yield was 2.52 tonnes per hectare.

The soybean harvest is nearly finished and should come to 161,000 tonnes, with an average yield of 2.72 tonnes per hectare.

ADVERTISEMENT

Almost half of Hungarians get fringe benefits, survey shows Analysis

Almost half of Hungarians get fringe benefits, survey shows

19,000 young jobseekers hired in expanded subsidy program Government

19,000 young jobseekers hired in expanded subsidy program

Healthcare Roadshow Highlights Innovation, Screening Awarene... Interview

Healthcare Roadshow Highlights Innovation, Screening Awarene...

Zsa Zsa Gabor's ashes buried in Budapest City

Zsa Zsa Gabor's ashes buried in Budapest

SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL

Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.