Sowing spring crops this season was carried out on an area of more than 407 thousand ha (105% of the plan). Of these, spring crops and leguminous crops (without corn) are sown on an area of 117.5 thousand ha (101% of the plan).
Potato planting in agricultural enterprises was carried out on an area of 26,9 thousand ha (107% of the plan). Vegetable crops sown on an area of 755 ha.
It is noted that agricultural enterprises of the region imported about 3 thousand tons of elite seeds for variety exchange and variety renewal.
In the current year, farmers purchased mineral fertilizers 50 thousand tons more than last year - 213 thousand tons.