In the Stavropol Territory is harvesting potatoes. At an active pace, it is being conducted in the Krasnogvardeisk, Budyonnovsk and Piedmont districts and the Ipatovo city district.
- At the moment, agricultural producers have collected 29 thousand tons with a total area of 836 hectares. This represents 17% of the current potato harvest plan. The yield at the moment is 347 centner / ha, ”said Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Stavropol Territory Andrei Oleinikov.
At the end of 2018, farms of all categories harvested 232,5 thousand tons of potatoes with a total sown area of 14 thousand hectares. The average yield along the edge amounted to 129,8 c / ha. This year, agricultural producers of the region will harvest potatoes from an area of 4,6 thousand hectares, an increase in gross harvest this year is expected to be around 3%.
Most of the production areas occupied by potatoes are located in the Krasnogvardeisky and Piedmont regions, as well as the Ipatovsky city district.
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