Bulgaria's Northeastern Dobrich Region Reports Good Wheat Harvest

Business | July 30, 2013, Tuesday // 14:54

This year's wheat harvest in Bulgaria's northeastern Dobrich region, the biggest grain producer in the country, has topped 578 814 tonnes, according to reports of the local agricultural service.

In 2012, Bulgaria's total wheat harvest came in at 515 740 tonnes.

The harvesting campaign in the Dobrich region is over, with an average yield of 489 kg per decare, according to the agricultural service, as cited by the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency (BTA).

The richest harvest has been recorded on the territory of Balchik, with an average yield of 530 kg per decare, and the Dobrich municipality, with an average yield of 526 kg per decare.

In comparison, farmers in the Dobrich region reported an average yield of 464 kg per decare in 2012.

More than 400 harvesters were deployed during the campaign in June and July.

The wheat was harvested from a total of 1 183 640 decares of land.

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