5,3 thousand ha of potatoes were harvested in agricultural organizations and peasant (farmer) enterprises of the republic. With a yield of 261,3 kg / ha (in 2018 - 176,4 kg / ha), 138,9 thousand tons were harvested (in 2018 - 124,5 thousand tons). Potato yields are 48,1% higher than last year.
In 8 municipal districts of the republic, cleaning is completed.
This year, the potato planting area in the republic is 6,4 thousand hectares.
The largest areas of cultivation of this crop in the farms of Batyrevsky and Komsomolsky districts (1029 and 973 ha, respectively). These regions account for more than 30% of potatoes in the republic (31,1%). Significant areas are also in Urmarsky (657 ha), Yalchiksk (523 ha) and Kozlovsky (645 ha) districts.
In the Chuvash Republic, more than 300 agricultural organizations and peasant (farmer) households are engaged in potato production (341). Large producers (an area of more than 50 hectares) include 42.