In the Republic of Crimea, 20% more vegetables and 18% more potatoes were harvested compared to the same period in 2019. This was announced by the Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers - Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan Andrey Ryumshin. The Deputy Prime Minister clarified that today more than one hundred thousand tons of open ground vegetables and 12 thousand tons of protected ground have been harvested.
“Last year, Crimean agrarians harvested 83 299 tons of open ground vegetables and 8165 tons of greenhouses on this date. The total sown area under vegetables in open ground in 2020 is 6567,6 hectares, under potatoes - 3892 hectares, ”Andrey Ryumshin specified.
The Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers also noted that the total volume of potatoes for today amounted to 50 650 tons.
“Last year, 42 tons were collected on the same date. The increase in the gross harvest is due to the increase in acreage, ”the Deputy Prime Minister emphasized.