In the suburbs began to harvest the main volumes of potatoes. This was reported in the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Moscow Region.
“The harvesting of potatoes began in ten southern districts of the region. According to operational data, as of August 14 in the Moscow region, the yield is 253 centners per hectare. Accumulated in agricultural enterprises 6,03 thousand tons, harvested 0,24 thousand hectares, which is 2% of the total area. The area of potato planting in the region is 13,7 thousand hectares, ”the words of the Minister of Agriculture and Food of the Moscow Region Andrei Razin are quoted in the message.
The Minister specified that the leader is the Dmitrovsky municipal district. “The largest areas under potatoes are located in the Dmitrovsky district. As of today, 53 hectares have been harvested here, 2 tons of potatoes have been harvested, with a yield of 110 centners per hectare, ”A. Razin noted.
He also emphasized that the active potato harvest season has just begun and will end in mid-autumn.
A source: https://www.mskagency.ru