Environment, Agriculture and Energy in Lithuania
(edition 2021)

Crop production

 

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Utilised agricultural land

 

In 2020, utilised agricultural area amounted to 2.9 million hectares. Arable land accounted for the largest share (2.2 million hectares). In 2020, against 2019, utilised agricultural area decreased by 1.1 per cent.
 

 

Agricultural land, 2016–2020

Thous. ha

Created with Highcharts 6.1.42,954.12,954.12,935.32,935.32,947.22,947.22,975.02,975.02,942.82,942.82016201720182019202005001,0001,5002,0002,5003,0003,500

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Agricultural land by purpose, 2016–2020

Thous. ha

 

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Arable land

2,142.8

2,103.7

2,115.5

2,211.9

2,249.4

Sown area

2,073.9

2,027.9

2,005.4

2,144.9

2,187.1

Meadows and pastures

776.6

796.1

795.9

728.0

658.0

Orchards and berry plantations

29.5

30.2

30.4

29.5

29.5


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Agricultural land by county, by purpose, 2019

Thous. ha

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Agricultural crops

 

In 2020, sown area of agricultural crops amounted to 2.2 million hectares. Sown area of farmers’ and family farms made up 83.7, that of agricultural companies and enterprises – 16.3 per cent of total sown area. Compared to 2019, sown area increased by 2 per cent.

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Sown area of farmers’ and family farms83.7%Sown area of farmers’ and family farms83.7%Sown area of agricultural companies and enterprises16.3%Sown area of agricultural companies and enterprises16.3%

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Agricultural crop area, 2020 

 

The share of grain crops accounted for 69.8 per cent
of total sown area (of which wheat – 41.1 per cent
 


Perennial grasses under 5 years old – 11.5 per cent


Rape – 13.1 per cent

 


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Cereals, 2016–2020

Thous. ha

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4238.1260.8194.8148.1134.4584.0528.5727.2459.5469.6755.0738.8542.4901.9921.8Winter cerealsSpring cerealsDried pulses2016201720182019202002505007501,0001,2501,5001,750

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In 2020, against 2019, grain harvest increased by 25.9 per cent due to an increase in yield (by 23.8 per cent) and harvested area (by 1.6 per cent).

 

 

Grain harvest and harvested area, 2016–2020

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Thous. tonnesThous. ha5,120.85,074.23,999.55,207.96,544.7636.3707.3379.9301.5390.71,326.71,199.51,257.21,349.61,382.4232.0236.2188.1141.1132.2Harvest of cereals thous. tonnesHarvested area of dried pulses thous. haHarvested area of cereals thous. haHarvest of dried pulses thous. tonnes2016201720182019202001,5003,0004,5006,0007,50003006009001,2001,500

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Harvest of winter cereals increased by 26.0 per cent. This was determined by an increase in yield and harvested area – by 23.5 and 2.2 per cent respectively. Harvest of spring cereals increased by 24.6 per cent. This was determined by a 20.8 per cent increase in yield and a 3.0 per cent increase in harvested area.

 

Cereals, 2016–2020

Thous. tonnes

Created with Highcharts 6.1.41,750,21,514,21,802,51,344,81,675,43,370,63,560,02,197,03,863,14,869,3Winter cerealsSpring cereals2016201720182019202002,0004,0006,0008,000

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Structure of harvest of winter and spring cereals, 2020

Thous. tonnes

Winter cereals

Spring cereals

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Winter wheat4,246.3Winter wheat4,246.3Winter triticale400.6Winter triticale400.6Winter rye108.9Winter rye108.9Winter barley113.5Winter barley113.5

 

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Spring barley592.4Spring barley592.4Spring wheat572.5Spring wheat572.5Oats275.6Oats275.6For corn141.7For corn141.7Spring triticale36.7Spring triticale36.7Buckwheat37.2Buckwheat37.2Bell mixes1.1Bell mixes1.1Spring rye17.8Spring rye17.8

 

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Rape harvest increased by 40.4 per cent due to an increase in yield and harvested area (by 19.6 and 17.3 per cent respectively).

 

 

Rape harvest and harvested area, 2016–2020

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Thous. tonnesThous. ha399.4543.5433.5688.7967.0Harvest of rape thous. tonnesHarvested area of rape thous. ha2016201720182019202002505007501,0001,250060120180240300

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A decrease in sugar beet harvest (5.3 per cent) was determined by a 4.5 per cent decrease in yield and a 0.7 per cent decrease in harvested area.

 

 

Sugar beet harvest and harvested area, 2016–2020

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Thous. tonnesThous. ha933.5956.9888.61,001.6948.5Harvest of sugar beet (for industry) thous. tonnesHarvested area of sugar beet (for industry) thous. ha2016201720182019202002505007501,0001,250048121620

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Harvest of potatoes decreased by 10.2 per cent due to a 13.2 per cent decrease in yield, although harvested area increased by 3.2 per cent.

 

 

Harvest and harvested area of potatoes, 2016–2020

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Thous. tonnesThous. ha351.5237.0296.2337.1302.6Harvest of potatoes thous. tonnesHarvested area of potatoes thous. ha201620172018201920200801602403204000510152025

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Harvest of agricultural crops by county, 2020

Thous. tonnes

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Field vegetables

 

 

In 2020, against 2019, harvest of field vegetables decreased by 4.0 per cent due to a decrease in yield (by 6.0 per cent), although harvested area increased by 2.1 per cent.

 

Harvest and harvested area of field vegetables, 2016–2020

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Thous. tonnesThous. ha217.7172.8192.6211.9203.4Harvest of field vegetables thous. tonnesHarvested area of field vegetables thous. ha2016201720182019202005010015020025003691215

 

Harvest of field vegetables and mushrooms, 2016–2020

Tonnes

 

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Field vegetables

217,701

172,789

192,599

211,853

203,378

Cabbages

73,090

54,391

56,381

61,990

52,355

Leafy or stalked field vegetables

3,025

2,214

2,479

2,492

2,464

Vegetables cultivated for fruit

15,064

12,739

12,904

14,197

15,960

Root vegetables

125,001

102,710

120,164

132,514

131,875

Pulses

1,451

724

667

660

724

Mushrooms

16,370

13,797

11,364

11,462

11,089

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Harvest of field vegetables, 2020

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Thous. tonnesThous. ha217.7172.8192.6211.9203.4Harvest of field vegetables thous. tonnesHarvested area of field vegetables thous. ha2016201720182019202005010015020025003691215

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Orchards and berry plantations

 

Harvest of orchards and berry plantations in 2020, compared to 2019, increased by 58.9 per cent due to an increase in yield (by 50.8 per cent) and area of fruit-bearing plantations (by 5.5 per cent).


Harvest and production area of orchards and berry plantations, 2016–2020

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Thous. tonnesThous. ha79.299.2105.646.174.6Harvest of orchards and berry plantations thous. tonnesProduction area of orchards and berry plantations thous. ha2016201720182019202002550751001250612182430

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Harvest of apples, 2016–2020

Tonnes

Created with Highcharts 6.1.465,57965,57987,36787,36792,03492,03437,06637,06658,24258,24220162017201820192020025,00050,00075,000100,000

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Harvest of blueberries, 2016–2020

Tonnes

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4919112412498984124122,3392,3392016201720182019202005001,0001,5002,0002,500

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Purchase of crop products

 

Purchase of crop products, 2016–2020

Thous. tonnes

 

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Cereals

3,709.7

3,711.6

3,068.8

3,352.2

4,963.5

Rapeseed

333.5

436.3

348.4

563.5

792.2

Protein crops

372.5

406.8

264.8

136.7

190.3

Vegetables

59.6

71.7

79.6

74.2

81.2

Potatoes

45.8

44.5

56.9

47.3

52.7

Fruit and berries

57.5

45.3

57.2

29.3

36.9


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Purchase prices of grain and rapeseed, 2016–2020

EUR t

Created with Highcharts 6.1.413313321921936536514914918718735735717017018518535535515915919519534934916216221221235635620162017201820192020CerealsProtein cropsRapeseed0100200300400

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Purchase prices of potatoes, vegetables, fruit and berries, 2016–2020

EUR t

Created with Highcharts 6.1.415315312712733233216916923923933933918718713313343643626126124424452152117417419819845445420162017201820192020PotatoesFruit and berriesVegetables0200400600

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