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Ministry Puts Wheat Crop at 5 million Tonnes

MTI-Hungary Today 2019.08.16.

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.

Bread of Hungarians: 400 Tonnes of Wheat Collected from the Carpathian Basin

The barley crop is set to reach 1.2 million tonnes as barley planted on 218,000 hectares yielded 5.49 tonnes per hectare.

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