Hungary’s cereal harvest up 6.1%
Hungary’s cereal harvest reached 7.2 million tons in 2014, up 6.1% from the previous year, the Central Statistics Office (KSH) said today, citing preliminary data.
Growth was primarily due to favourable weather, KSH notes.
The wheat harvest was up 3.5% from the previous year, at 5.2. million tons.
The barley harvest rose 20% to 1,279,000 tons. Average yield per hectare climbed 10%.
The oat harvest totalled 137,000 tons, up 4% from the previous year and the crop of triticale, a hybrid of wheat and rye, rose to 488,000 tons, up 6.3% from the previous year. The average yield per hectare rose 5.4% for oat and edged up 1.8% for triticale.
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