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Bulgaria to harvest 5.4 mln t of wheat in 2019 - agri min

Bulgaria to harvest 5.4 mln t of wheat in 2019 - agri min Photo: Bulgarian ministry of agriculture, food and forestry/ All rights reserved.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), June 25 (SeeNews) - Bulgaria expects to produce a total of 5.4 million tonnes of wheat this year, agriculture minister Desislava Taneva said on Tuesday. 

"We expect another good year in grain production," Taneva said in a press release. 

Harvesting will take place on a total area of 1.13 million hectares, with the sowings being in good condition, she added.

Bulgaria harvested approximately 5.4 million tonnes of wheat last year, according to data published by the ministry in 2018.

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