The harvesting campaign in the Tyumen region is constrained by adverse weather conditions, the press service of the governor of the region.
“In many regions, a significant, more than two times, excess of the monthly norm of precipitation is recorded. This fact complicates the work of the villagers, agricultural machinery cannot enter the fields, ”the message says.
As the press service of the agro-industrial complex explained to the Interfax-Ural agency, today grain and leguminous crops have been harvested on 10,6% of the area, which is 69,9 thousand hectares. In 2017, as of September 3, 36,7% of the area was harvested.
In addition, more than 60% of winter crops were harvested with a yield of 36 kg / ha. Potatoes harvested in 4% of the area. Harvesting vegetables is at the level of last year. The gross harvest of open field vegetables amounted to 5,4 thousand tons with a yield of 356 c / ha.
As reported, the sowing campaign in the Tyumen region this year was far behind due to cold and rains. The crop structure had to be adjusted. Farms of the region will have to harvest grain and legumes from an area of 661,17 thousand hectares, potatoes - from an area of 8,917 thousand hectares, open field vegetables - from 1,278 thousand hectares.
A source: http://www.interfax-russia.ru