Harvesting is nearing completion in the Nizhny Novgorod region. Despite all the difficulties of the agricultural season, the farmers managed to achieve good results. “The final results have yet to be summed up, but today we see that the planned targets will be met in full,” said the regional governor Gleb Nikitin.
“For most of the main crops, there is an increase in both production volumes and yields. In the Nizhny Novgorod region, a good harvest of potatoes, vegetables, and sugar beets was obtained. Cereals are especially proud. This year, Nizhny Novgorod farmers set a personal record for grain harvest of 1,6 million tons, which is 20% higher than the planned figure and a third more than last year, ”said Gleb Nikitin.
According to the Ministry of Agriculture, as of October 19, 2020, more than 1,6 million tons of grain, 431 thousand tons of potatoes, 182 thousand tons of sugar beets were harvested in the region, 35 thousand tons of vegetables were harvested, 17,3 thousand tons of rape seeds were threshed.
Earlier, the governor of the Nizhny Novgorod region reported that this year 4,2 billion rubles of subsidies will be allocated for the development of agricultural enterprises. In particular, 3 billion rubles were allocated from the regional budget, which is more than last year.