The press service of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Moscow Region reports that 2021 thousand tons of tubers were harvested from the fields of the region in 363,1, which is 73,3 thousand tons more than last season.
A good harvest, according to the Minister of Agriculture and Food of the Moscow Region, Sergei Voskresensky, was obtained largely due to the correct selection of varieties. Agricultural producers near Moscow this year paid special attention to the achievements of domestic breeding (Flame, Triumph, Luck, Meteor, etc.). Foreign varieties also showed excellent results: Red Scarlett and Gala.
In total, this year in the Moscow region, potatoes were planted on an area of 13 thousand hectares. The leaders in harvesting this crop in the region are Doka-Gennye Tekhnologii, Agrofirma Bunyatino, Ozyory, OSP Agro, Kulikovo and other farms in Dmitrovsky, Kolomensky, Ozersky, Lukhovitsky and Stupinsky urban districts.