Maize yields are significantly lower than the long-term average in Tolna

By: Trademagazin editor Date: 2021. 10. 21. 11:20
Maize yields are significantly below the long-term average in Tolna County due to the droughty weather, the county president of the National Chamber of Agriculture told MTI.

Due to the drought, the corn crop in Tolna County is weak

Vendégh Edit said that after harvesting 65 percent of the 71,000 hectare production area, the average yield per hectare was 4.85 tons, while in previous years it was 8.5 tons per hectare.

There are significant differences within the production areas of the county. In the northern part, where there was more precipitation in some places, 8-10 tons of corn were grown, but in the Paks district there were 2-4 tons, in the Szekszárd and Dombóvár districts 3-6 tons. (MTI)

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