Mass grain harvesting started in Belarus. According to the Agriculture ministry, about 6% of the planned areas have been cropped. The Brest region is leading with 20% of the total area harvested. The Grodno and Gomel regions have reaped about 7% of their total areas. The Minsk region got 1.5%, the Mogilov region is just starting the harvest. In total, more than 333 thousand tons of grain have been gathered in crops throughout Belarus with the average yield of almost 27 hundred kilograms per hectare.