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Mogilev region farms to complete flax harvesting campaign within a week

This year’s high rates of flax harvesting has been promoted by weather conditions and machinery updating. Thus, by September 23, 90% of flax stripes has been picked up, though last year only 34% of flax was picked up by the same date. “The average yield of flax fibre makes up 8.1 centner per ha. Though this rate is higher than that of last year’s, we hoped for even better result of the “Belarusian silk”. Unfortunately, very hot weather prevented flax fibre from forming, - acting director general of OJSC “Obllion” holding” (“Regionalflax holding”) Vasily Rassafonov.

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