Bryansk region has become a leader among the regions of Russia in the production of potatoes.
About this, speaking to the farmers of the region, said the governor of the Bryansk region, Alexander Bogomaz, the press service of the regional government.
“The Bryansk region is a leader today, we have no equal in Russia. Belarus, we also bypass the industrial production of potatoes. The second region in Russia that follows us produces less potato than our one region, ”said Bogomaz.
He noted that the three leaders in the production of potatoes included producers of the Starodubsky district - about 300 thousand tons of potatoes. In the second place is the Unechsky District - more than 128 thousand tons, in third place is the Pogarsky District - 91,8 thousand tons.
The head of the region noted that “not only this year we increased the potato planting area by 2,4 thousand hectares, but in difficult climatic conditions we received more than 870 thousand tons.” He also said that the average yield of potatoes in agricultural enterprises of the region was 327 c / ha, and the maximum was in Vygonichi district - 400,8 c / ha.
A source: https://newsbryansk.ru