The harvesting campaign in the Novgorod region is nearing completion. According to the data of the departmental monitoring of the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia, by October 21, potatoes were harvested in the region from 3,7 thousand hectares, which is 98% of the sown area. With an average yield of 256,1 c / ha, 93,6 thousand tons of potatoes have been dug up - in terms of the volume of harvest of this crop, the region is the leader in the North-West Federal District. Last year, as of the corresponding date, 3,3 thousand tons of potatoes were obtained from an area of 88,0 thousand hectares in the Novgorod region with a yield of 269,4 c / ha).
In the collection of vegetables from open ground in the North-West Federal District, the Novgorod Region is second only to the Leningrad Region. These crops in the region were harvested from an area of 1,8 thousand hectares (77,2% of the planned indicator), 48,1 thousand tons of vegetables were harvested with an average yield of 340,3 c / ha. A year ago, Novgorodian farmers from 1,3 thousand hectares harvested 46,8 thousand tons of vegetables in open ground, the yield then amounted to 347,6 c / ha.
Cereals and legumes in the Novgorod region were threshed from 11,7 thousand hectares, or 80,9% of the harvested area (a year earlier - from 16,7 thousand hectares), 36,3 thousand tons of grain were threshed (46,8 thousand t) with an average yield of 30,9 c / ha (28 c / ha). In particular, wheat was harvested from 7,4 thousand hectares, or 99,5% of the plan (a year ago - from 9,0 thousand hectares), the harvest amounted to 23,5 thousand tons (29,8 thousand tons), yield - 31,8 c / ha (33,1 c / ha).
As for oilseeds, rapeseed in the region is threshed from 1,5 thousand hectares, which is 90,5% of the sown area, 2,6 thousand tons of oilseeds were obtained with an average yield of 17,8 c / ha. In 2019, on the corresponding date, rapeseed in the Novgorod region was harvested from 1,1 thousand hectares, the yield was 1,6 thousand tons, the yield was 15,3 c / ha.