The harvesting of potatoes in the region is two times higher than last year's figures. As noted in the press service of the regional Ministry of Agriculture, the region's farmers have harvested 26,7 thousand tons of potatoes.
The largest areas under potatoes are located in the Piedmont region. Also, agricultural producers of the region on a contractual basis grow two varieties of potato chips, which are subsequently sold to the Moscow region.
Also, the greenhouse complexes of the region produced 52,5 thousand tons of vegetables, including: cucumbers - 15,2 thousand tons; tomato - 37,1 thousand tons; other crops - 0,2 thousand tons.
The regional agricultural enterprises continue to accumulate mineral fertilizers in the second half of this year.
The largest amount of mineral fertilizers has been accumulated in the Kochubeevsky and Krasnogvardeisky districts. Arzgir and Shpakovsky districts, Izobilnensky, Novoaleksandrovsky and Neftekumsky urban districts also completed 100% of the accumulation.
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