Mass scale harvesting of grain is about to start. 344 thousand tons of new harvest grain were harvested from the fields of Belarus. Half of winter rapeseed has also been cropped. More than 100 thousand tons of rapeseed has been harvested in the Minsk region alone. Its average yield is 21 centners per hectare. The forecasts for the 2020 harvest are very optimistic. The yield is expected to be 10-15% higher than last year. Experts are looking forward to an increase in the gross grain harvest in the country by more than 1 million tons compared to 2019. The total figure may reach 8.2 million tons of grain, including corn.