The wheat harvest is in full swing, but this year the farmers are facing the same troubles. The purchase price is very low, 18 denars per kilogram. According to the production costs, it should amount to a minimum of 23 denars per kilogram, is the position of the National Federation of Farmers (NFF) regarding the current wheat harvest.
According to statistical indicators, the production of wheat is decreasing from year to year, it is stated in today’s announcement from the NFF and it is added that for the period of the last 19 years it has decreased by an average of 20 percent. From the peak in 2004 with 356,825 tons, to 200,112 tons in 2019, a difference of 44 percent.