Potato harvesting continues in the Stavropol Territory. Its rates are significantly higher than last year's figures. According to the Ministry of Agriculture of the Stavropol Territory, as of August 13, agricultural enterprises harvested 1,4 thousand tons of potatoes from an area of 51,4 thousand hectares, which is 41 percent higher than the same period last year, when 36,5 thousand tons were dug out. The average yield is 361 c / ha (for comparison: 347 c / ha in 2019). The main potato farms are located in the Ipatovsky urban district, Predgorny, Krasnogvardeisky and Kirovsky municipal districts. In total, potato growers will have to harvest 2020 thousand hectares in 5,2. Most of this year's potato crop - over 30 thousand tons - has already been sold. Average selling price - 12,7 thousand rubles per ton.