In the fields of the Moscow region, active harvesting of the main volumes of potatoes has begun, the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Moscow Region reports.
“In agricultural organizations and farms of ten southern urban districts of the Moscow region, they began to harvest the bulk of potatoes. According to operational data, today the yield is 222 centners. More than 200 thousand tons have been accumulated, more than 900 hectares have been harvested, which is 7% of the total area, ”said the Minister of Agriculture and Food Sergei Voskresensky.
In total, this year in the Moscow region, potatoes have been sown on an area of about 13 thousand hectares.
“The leader in the collection of potatoes is the Dmitrovsky urban district, the largest agricultural producer of vegetables and potatoes in the region. The main areas of potato production are also located in the Kolomna urban district, Ozyory, Lukhovitsy and Stupino, ”Voskresensky noted.
It is planned to finish harvesting potatoes in the Moscow region in mid-autumn.