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28 August 2017, 19:13

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LPR finishes harvesting on 93 thousand ha of fields, wheat yield at 31.1 q/ha

LUGANSK, August 28 (Lugansk Media Center) – LPR farmers have gathered crops from 93 thousand ha of field as the harvest time is coming to an end, said acting deputy chairman of the Council of Ministers Alexander Drobot.

"The harvest campaign is still going on, crops have been gathered from 93 thousand ha of fields. Less than a thousand ha remain. Actually harvesting is over."

Wheat yield was 31.1 hundred kg per hectare (q/ha); rye and barley yielded 27.8 q/ha.

In 2016 wheat yield was at 27 q/ha.

Earlier the Ministry of Agriculture and Food reported that grain crops yield grew 8 pc  y-o-y.

LuganskMediaCentre — 28 August — Lugansk