В этом году урожай этих культур предстоит убрать с площади 3 666 гектаров.
Traditionally, the key producer of potatoes and open-ground vegetables is the Guryev city district, where their crops exceed 1,2 thousand hectares.
The Slava and Guards districts are also among the three leaders in potato cultivation - 533 and 500 hectares, respectively.
The main producers of vegetables for open ground in addition to the Guryev district are also Bagrationovskiy and Chernyakhovsky - 202 and 132 hectares, respectively.
According to the Ministry of Agriculture of the region, to date, 39% of the potato area and 31% of open-field vegetables have been harvested.
The gross harvest of potatoes exceeded 30 thousand tons, vegetables - 5,6 thousand tons. Moreover, the average potato yield significantly exceeds the national average - 307 centners per hectare versus 248,3.
A source: https://gov39.ru/