YEREVAN, December 17. / ARKA /. Armenia’s grain output this year has grown to 544,200 metric tons from 456,100 metric tons in 2012, prompted by a higher per hectare yield, from 26.5 quintals to 30.5, a deputy minister of agriculture, Samvel Galstyan, said to a news conference today.
According to him, the production of wheat has reached 306,600 tons against 243,000 tons in 2012. He said also until the end of 2014 the area under grains will grow to 120,000 hectares to ensure 360,000 tons of wheat output. -0-