Crop production 2019

Utilized agricultural land in 2019 is 257 469,6 ha, what is an increase of 0.3% compared to 2018. In total utilized agricultural land areas, perennial meadows and pastures areas prevail with the share of 94.3%, while arable land are present with 2.8%, permanent crops 2.1% and kitchen gardens 0.8%. In comparison with 2018, perennial meadows and pastures area increased by 0.2%, arable land increased by 0.1%, permanent crops increased by 1.0%, while kitchen garden decreased by 0.2%.
Total production of potato in 2019 was 35 462.2 t, what is a rise of 1.6% compared to 2018. An increase in production was also recorded in the following crops: oats (7.4%), maize of grain (1.1%), dry beans (7.8%) and melon (2.4%).

Compared to 2018, the total production of olives was increased, while production of plums, apples, pears, peaches, mandarins and grapes was reduced.