Kazakhstan has harvested 18.17 million tons on grain as of October 3.
According to the Ministry of Agriculture, farmers have harvested 13,453,700 hectares, which constitutes 89.5% of the areas planted to grain crops, with the average yield of 13.5 hundredweights per hectare.
As of October 3, 2017 farmers had harvested 15,170,300 hectares or 99% of the areas planted to crops, with the average yield of 14 hundredweights per hectare.
This year the harvested area occupies 15,026,100 hectares, whereas in 2017 it was 15,323,600 hectares. (Kazinform/Business World Magazine)