|ARMENIA\'S WHEAT SELF-SUFFICIENCY EXCEEDED 50 PERCENT THIS YEAR Posted on: 08-11-2014|
Armenia's self-sufficiency in wheat made more than 50 percent this year, A griculture Minister Sergo Karapetyan said during ArmAgroForum conference that is being held in Yerevan. The Minister said the indicator was increased by 4-5 percent this year with wheat harvest up to 340,000 tons, a 9.1 percent rise as compared with last year. The average yield per hectare is 3,200 kilos. “The program of spreading seeds among farmers proved to be effective and increased food security of the country,” Karapetyan said.
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