Over the past three years, in the agricultural enterprises of the region, the potato planting area increased by 40,4% and amounted to 6,6 thousand hectares, the area of vegetables increased by 27,3% and amounted to 1,4 thousand hectares, IA Svetich reports with reference to the regional ministry of agriculture.
The volume of potato production in the region last year amounted to 120,8 thousand tons (1,7 times more than the 2014 level), vegetables - 39,9 thousand tons, which is more than 2014 times higher than the 2 level. The number of organizations involved in potato growing has grown from 114 to 124, from 53 to 68 - vegetables.
“Government support measures for the construction of storage facilities and greenhouses have affected, subsidies per hectare of land occupied by vegetables and potatoes have increased. From 2014 to 2016, the farmers built and commissioned six vegetable storages with a total area of 8162 square meters, two potato storages with a total area of 1594 square meters, four greenhouses of closed soil with an area of 5 square meters, ”the deputy chairman of the regional government, the Minister of Agriculture of the region, said. Leonid Shorokhov.
At the end of 2017 - the beginning of 2018, five more greenhouses of covered ground with a total area of about 3500 square meters are being prepared for commissioning. A powerful breakthrough in the development of vegetable growing in the region should be ensured by the implementation of an investment project in the Sharypovsky district for the construction of a year-round greenhouse complex by the EKO-Kultura agricultural holding. The area of greenhouses with an intelligent light exposure system is 30 ha. In this area, the company plans to grow up to 22 thousand tons of vegetables. Preliminary project implementation dates are 2019-2020.
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