According to the regional Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Astrakhan farmers planted and sowed spring crops on an area of 1 402 hectares, including:
- grain crops - for 150 hectares;
- potatoes - on 1175 hectares;
- vegetable crops - on 77 hectares.
The leaders in the area of sowing are Kharabalinsky and Liman districts.
Over the harvest of 2018, more than 7,5 thousand tons of mineral fertilizers were imported, which is 35% of the demand.
A source: http://astrakhan-24.ru