The Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus forecasts the general harvest of grains and pulses in the current year at the last year level – nearly 8.4 million tons, Leonid Zayats, Minister of Agriculture said.
Also, the Minister noted that the public grain reserves would total nearly 1.086 million tons. It is the contingency reserve, which will run for food security of the population.
According to him, the forage purposes will cover another 6.7 million tons of the harvest, and the seed reserves – 750 thousand tons. (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)