Ural farmers began to harvest crops from the fields. Today, more than 15 thousand hectares of grain have been harvested in the region, which is four percent of the total area. Gross grain harvest amounted to 49 thousand tons with a yield of 32 centners per hectare, specified in the press service of the regional government.
According to the Minister of the agro-industrial complex and food of the Sverdlovsk region Dmitry Degtyarev, the yield this year exceeds last year. The main thing now is that the weather does not interfere with field work. Grains will be harvested before the end of September.
As for the districts, in Bogdanovichsky harvested 10 percent of the crop from the plan, in Irbitsky - nine and in Beloyarsky district - seven.
Also, farms began harvesting early potatoes and vegetables for sale to the public. Crop yields are not lower than last year.