Ljubljana – Harvest of principal crops in Slovenia was abundant last year, with farmers reporting increases of 17% in cereals for grain, 35% in potatoes and 19% in dry fodder compared to 2019, provisional data from the Statistics Office (SURS) show. The harvest of fruits in orchards and grapes in vineyards was also excellent.
After a record low harvest last year in 2021, about 5.8 million tons are expected to be produced in Bulgaria, which is 15% more than last year's harvest.
The forecast is of the Center for Economic Research in Agriculture, BNR reports. According to the first forecasts of the Center, the average yield of wheat from the new harvest will be about 490 kilograms per decare.
The total production of Romanian grain cereal dropped this year to almost half from 2019, due to the prolonged drought which affected some agricultural areas in the country, reaching a bit over 17 million tonnes, according to the data supplied by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MADR), at the request of AGERPRES.