Environment, Agriculture and Energy in Lithuania
(edition 2021)

Crop production

 

 

 

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Utilised agricultural land

 

In 2019, agricultural land utilised by agricultural producers amounted to 3 million hectares. Arable land accounted for the largest share (2.2 million hectares). In 2019, against 2018, utilised agricultural land area increased by 0.9 per cent.

 

 

Agricultural land, 2015–2019

Thous. ha

Created with Highcharts 6.1.43,006.03,006.02,954.12,954.12,935.32,935.32,947.22,947.22,975.02,975.02015201620172018201905001,0001,5002,0002,5003,0003,500

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Agricultural land by purpose, 2015–2019

Thous. ha

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Arable land

2,172.0

2,142.8

2,103.7

2,115.5

2,211.9

Sown area

2,081.1

2,073.9

2,027.9

2,005.4

2,144.9

Meadows and pastures

798.9

776.6

796.1

795.9

728.0

Orchards and berry plantations

30.5

29.5

30.2

30.4

29.5

The latest and detailed data are available in the Database of Indicators.

 

Agricultural land by county, by purpose, 2019

Thous. ha

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Agricultural crops

 

In 2019, sown area of agricultural crops amounted to 2.1 million hectares. Sown area of farmers’ and family farms made up 83.8, that of agricultural companies and enterprises – 16.2 per cent of total sown area. Compared to 2018, sown area increased by 7 per cent.

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Sown area of farmers’ and family farms83,8 per centSown area of farmers’ and family farms83,8 per centSown area of agricultural companies and enterprises16,2 per centSown area of agricultural companies and enterprises16,2 per cent

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Agricultural crop area, 2019 

 

The share of grain crops accounted for 70.4 per cent
of total sown area (of which wheat – 41.9 per cent


Perennial grasses under 5 years old – 12.1 per cent


Rape – 11.5 per cent

 

 

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Cereals, 2015–2019

Thous. ha

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4157.4238.1260.8194.8148.1623.2584.0528.5727.2459.5708.3755.0738.8542.4901.9Winter cerealsSpring cerealsDried pulses2015201620172018201905001,0001,5002,000

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In 2019, against 2018, grain harvest increased by 25.8 per cent due to an increase in yield (by 22.1 per cent) and harvested area (by 3.1 per cent).

 

Grain harvest and harvested area, 2015–2019

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Thous. tonnesThous. ha6,066.75,120.85,074.23,999.55,207.9454.7636.3707.3379.9301.51,329.11,326.71,199.51,257.21,349.6157.0232.0236.2188.1141.1Harvest of cereals thous. tonnesHarvested area of dried pulses thous. haHarvested area of cereals thous. haHarvest of dried pulses thous. tonnes2015201620172018201901,5003,0004,5006,0007,50003006009001,2001,500

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Harvest of winter cereals increased by 75.8 per cent. This was determined by an increase in harvested area and yield – by 66.4 and 5.7 per cent respectively. Harvest of spring cereals decreased by 25.4 per cent. This was determined by a 37 per cent decrease in harvested area, although yield increased by 18.7 per cent.

 

Cereals, 2015–2019

Thous. tonnes

Created with Highcharts 6.1.42,294,01,750,21,514,21,802,51,344,83,772,73,370,63,560,02,197,03,863,1Winter cerealsSpring cereals2015201620172018201901,0002,0003,0004,0005,0006,0007,000

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Structure of harvest of winter and spring cereals, 2019

Thous. tonnes

Winter cereals

Spring cereals

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Winter wheat3 351.7Winter wheat3 351.7Winter triticale319.5Winter triticale319.5Winter rye107.5Winter rye107.5Winter barley84.4Winter barley84.4

 

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Spring barley504,0Spring barley504,0Spring wheat492,1Spring wheat492,1Oats177,9Oats177,9Grain maize98,0Grain maize98,0Buckwheat30,7Buckwheat30,7Spring triticale27,5Spring triticale27,5Bell mixes13,8Bell mixes13,8Spring rye0,6Spring rye0,6

 

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Rape harvest increased by 58.9 per cent due to an increase in yield and harvested area (by 35.1 and 17.7 per cent respectively). 

 

 

Rape harvest and harvested area, 2015–2019

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Thous. tonnesThous. ha512.2399.4543.5433.5688.7Harvest of rape thous. tonnesHarvested area of rape thous. ha201520162017201820190150300450600750060120180240300

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An increase in sugar beet harvest (12.7 per cent) was determined by a 24 per cent increase in yield, although harvested area decreased by 9 per cent.

 


Sugar beet harvest and harvested area, 2015–2019

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Thous. tonnesThous. ha619.5933.5956.9888.61,001.6Harvest of sugar beet (for industry) thous. tonnesHarvested area of sugar beet (for industry) thous. ha2015201620172018201902505007501,0001,250048121620

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Harvest of potatoes increased by 13.8 per cent due to a 16.8 per cent increase in yield, although harvested area decreased by 2.6 per cent.

 

Harvest and harvested area of potatoes, 2015–2019

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Thous. tonnesThous. ha399.2351.5237.0296.2337.1Harvest of potatoes thous. tonnesHarvested area of potatoes thous. ha2015201620172018201901002003004005000510152025

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Harvest of agricultural crops by county, 2019

Thous. tonnes

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Field vegetables

 

 

In 2019, against 2018, harvest of field vegetables increased by 10 per cent due to an increase in yield (by 5.5 per cent) and harvested area (by 4.1 per cent).

 

 

Harvest and harvested area of field vegetables, 2015–2019

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Thous. tonnesThous. ha197.8217.7172.8192.6211.9Harvest of field vegetables thous. tonnesHarvested area of field vegetables thous. ha2015201620172018201905010015020025003691215

 

Harvest of field vegetables and mushrooms, 2015–2019

Tonnes

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Field vegetables

197,792

217,701

172,789

192,599

211,853

Cabbages

65,394

73,090

54,391

56,381

61,990

Leafy or stalked field vegetables

3,019

3,025

2,214

2,479

2,492

Vegetables cultivated for fruit

12,674

15,064

12,739

12,904

14,197

Root vegetables

115,265

125,001

102,710

120,164

132,514

Pulses

1,041

1,451

724

667

660

Mushrooms

13,824

16,370

13,797

11,364

11,462

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Harvest of field vegetables, 2019

Thous. tonnes

Created with Highcharts 6.1.462.062.052.952.950.450.427.027.010.310.31.71.7CabbagesBeetrootCarrotsOnionsCucumbersTomatoes0246810121416182022242628303234363840424446485052545658606264

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Orchards and berry plantations

 

Harvest of srchards and berry plantations in 2019, compared to 2018, decreased by 56.4 per cent due to a decrease in yield (by 55.6 per cent) and area of fruit-bearing plantations area (by 2 per cent).

 


Harvest and production area of orchards and berry plantations

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Thous. tonnesThous. ha87.179.299.2105.646.1Harvest of orchards and berry plantations thous. tonnesProduction area of orchards and berry plantations thous. ha2015201620172018201902550751001250612182430

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Harvest of apples, 2015–2019

Tonnes

Created with Highcharts 6.1.473,58373,58365,57965,57987,36787,36792,03492,03437,06637,06620152016201720182019025,00050,00075,000100,000

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Harvest of blueberries, 2015–2019

Tonnes

Created with Highcharts 6.1.411311391911241249898412412201520162017201820190100200300400500

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Purchase of crop products

 

Purchase of crop products, 2015–2019

Thous. tonnes

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Cereals

3,225.9

3,709.7

3,711.6

3,068.8

3,344.7

Rapeseed

440.9

333.5

436.3

348.4

563.1

Protein crops

202.0

372.5

406.8

264.8

136.7

Vegetables

55.7

59.6

71.7

79.6

74.2

Potatoes

49.5

45.8

44.5

56.9

47.3

Fruit and berries

51.6

57.5

45.3

57.2

29.3

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Purchase prices of grain and rapeseed, 2015–2019

EUR t

Created with Highcharts 6.1.415515519819834134113313321921936536514914918718735735717017018518535535515915919519534934920152016201720182019CerealsProtein cropsRapeseed0100200300400

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Purchase prices of potatoes, vegetables, fruit and berries, 2015–2019

EUR t

Created with Highcharts 6.1.413113136736715415415315333233212712716916933933923923918718743643613313326126152152124424420152016201720182019PotatoesVegetablesFruit and berries0200400600

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