Mogilev Region farms have threshed over 50% of flax crops, Interfax learnt from the regional committee for agriculture and foodstuffs.
As of August 7, they threshed flax from an area of 4,800 hectares, or 53% of the target, the source specified.
So far the region's farms have gathered 927 tonnes of flax seeds, the average yield being 1.9 centners per hectare.
As of August 7 Mogilev Region farms gathered over 720,000 tonnes of grain crops (216,400 hectares). They also mowed perennial grasses from an area of 9,400 hectares, gathering 3,100 tonnes of seeds.