408 thousand quintals of grain collected in Kef

The quantity of grains collected in the governorate of Kef reached 408 thousand quintals since the start of the harvest, said Head of the Crop Production at Kef’s Regional Agricultural Development Commission (CRDA) Bechir Mraihi.

220 thousand quintals of barley are among the quantities that were collected, he added, stressing that the harvest of durum wheat and wheat will continue till the end of August.

From over 190 thousand hectares sown in the region, around 90 thousand ha have been harvested, he pointed out, adding that the yield per hectare is very low this season due to the rainfall deficit recorded this year.

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