Harvesting of vegetables completesEconomy
Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. As of this week 233.5 thousand crops have been harvested nationwide, of which 167
thousand tons are vegetables, 70.2 thousand tons of fodder and 51 thousand tons
of oil plants, reported the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry.
As of today, harvesting of potato and vegetables has been complete whilst the grain crops' is running at over 70 percent. It is intended to complete by the end of this week, said Ts.Bolorchuluun, head of the Crop Policy Implementation Coordination Department, the MOFALI.
This year, 512.0 thousand hectares were cultivated, including 364.8 thousand hectares for grain of which 340.0 thousand hectares were for wheat; 14.8 thousand hectares for potatoes, 8.0 thousand hectares for vegetables, 82.4 thousand hectares for oil plants and 42.0 thousand hectares for fodder plants.