The entire range of autumn field work is at the final stage in the Rostov region.
“Now almost 90% of the late grain area has been harvested in the fields, about 600 thousand tons have been harvested, so taking into account the early crops, the total grain harvest on the Don has already exceeded 12 million tons,” said First Deputy Governor Viktor Goncharov during a trip to the Semikarakorsk District ... - The harvesting of oilseeds is coming to an end. The harvest is collected from 97% of the area and already exceeds 1 million 388 thousand tons. "
The harvesting of vegetables and potatoes is also reaching the final stage. According to the data of the Don Ministry of Agriculture, this year the weather conditions in spring with recurrent frosts and low temperatures contributed to the fact that the terms of sowing vegetables were extended. In this regard, the period of their maturation and harvesting was extended.
So, by October 22, potatoes in agricultural organizations and farms have been harvested from more than 85% of the area, the gross harvest amounted to more than 145 thousand tons with an average yield of 277 c / ha.
Vegetables have been harvested from almost 77% of the area, the gross harvest amounted to almost 160 thousand tons with an average yield of 328 kg / ha.
“The Rostov region ranks sixth in the production of vegetables in Russia, and, according to preliminary data, the gross production of vegetables in 2020 is expected to be at the level of last year,” said Viktor Goncharov. - It is worth noting that not only harvesting, but even winter sowing of vegetables is underway. In particular - winter garlic in the Semikarakorsk farm "Manitek", where 2021 hectares of winter garlic have already been planted for the harvest in 60, against the plan of 130 hectares. This direction is relatively new, which the farm has been practicing for the fourth year. This year, the harvest of garlic has already reached more than 1000 tons. "
In addition, the first deputy head of the Don region noted that, in general, the autumn sowing campaign is reaching the finish line, since about 90% of the planned area has already been sown with winter crops, that is, more than 2,4 million hectares.