90 percent of the cherries have already been picked, the national average is more than last year

By: STA Date: 2023. 07. 31. 10:15

Among the fruits, cherry picking showed 90.7 percent readiness on July 16. The national average was 6.7 tons/hectare, 12.5 percent more than last year.

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The yield per hectare in the counties of Nógrád, Zala and Baranya reached only 0.3–1.6 tons/hectare, but the average yield per hectare was 8.2 tons in the county of Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg and 11.2 tons in the county of Heves.

Apricot harvest in 2023 fell short of last year’s excellent harvest average

At the time of the report, the harvested crop was 4.1 thousand tons. Harvesting has been completed in nine counties. The highest yield average (6.5 tons/hectare) and the highest yield (1.4 thousand tons) were achieved in Somogy County. Apricot picking was completed on about 70 percent of the production area by the time of this report, and the national average yield was 1.2 tons per hectare. Peach picking was at 31.3 percent on July 16, the yield average was around 5.6 tons/hectare, which is 15 percent more than last year’s yield per hectare.



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