Field work was started in 14 districts of the region. Already sown more than 1000 hectares of crops, 57 hectares of vegetables and 20 hectares of potatoes, 310 hectares of annual and perennial grasses.
In the whole region, spring sowing amounted to 1387 hectares - this is 4% of the plan. This was reported in the press center of the regional government with reference to the Ministry of Agriculture of the Novgorod region.
More than 300 hectares of grain sown on the fields of the company LLC NovSvin. In the Soletsky district, the collective farm “Russia” occupied more than 200 hectares of land under barley. And in the Shimsky district of Stashevskoye LLC, the beginning of sowing of holoserous oats began - work was carried out on an area of more than 300 ha.
Farmers of Novgorod, Soletsky, Shimsky, Starorussky and Lyubytinsky districts began planting vegetables. This is mainly carrots, but they also began to plant early varieties of potatoes.
Farmers are preparing arable land - work was carried out on an area of 3,2 thousand hectares. In a number of areas of the economy, they began to fertilize winter crops; they are applying organic fertilizers to fields under spring sowing.
A source: https://53news.ru/