Azerbaijan reports sugar beet harvest

12:39 - 8.12.2023


December 8, Fineko/abc.az. Sugar beet was harvested from an area of 2,841 hectares out of 4,534.8 hectares of acreage for Jan-Oct 2023.

ABC.AZ reports that according to the State Statistics Committee, the harvest area was 31.8 hectares, or 1.1% less than last year (62% of the sown area).

Last year, sugar beet was harvested from an area of 2,841.8 hectares.

Over the reported term, the weight of sugar beet harvested from cultivated areas reached 120,051.9 tons (28,589.9 tons, or 18.6% less than a year ago).

For Jan-Oct 2022, 153,641.8 tons of sugar beet were harvested.

And the weight of sugar beet harvested from each hectare amounted to 449.9 quintals (91.6 quintals, or 16.9% less than in the last year). For the first 10 months of 2022, the yield totaled 540.6 quintals per hectare.

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