The event was held on the basis of the Shushensky state vegetable variety section. Heads and agronomists of agricultural enterprises and peasant (farmer) households in the region, heads and specialists of agricultural departments of district administrations, representatives of science, specialized institutions, producers of seed material and plant protection products discussed the issue of increasing the efficiency of vegetable growing in the region.
The participants of the Vegetable Field Day also received information on high-yielding and high-productive varieties and hybrids of vegetable crops and potatoes, included in the State Register of selection achievements and approved for use in the territory of the region, on their cultivation technologies. In addition, there was a tasting of vegetables and potatoes grown in the fields of the Shushensky state vegetable variety section, a demonstration of crops and products.
During the meeting, the Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Trade of the Territory, Sergey Brylyov, noted the need to comply with production technologies, select varieties and hybrids adapted to the climatic conditions of the region, and increase the efficiency of use of the sown hectare due to increased yield and marketability of crops.
“About 80 percent of vegetables in the region are grown by the population, so our farmers have room to grow in this direction, - the deputy minister emphasized. - The region is in first place among the subjects of the Siberian Federal District for the production of vegetables, but still, their supply per capita in the region is now 47 percent. Our goal is to reach 70 percent. There is a need for high-quality seeds that provide guaranteed yield growth of 25-30 percent ”.
Sergey Brylyov said that in general, according to the results of 2018, the production and productivity of vegetables in the region increased. So, by 12% in comparison with 2017, the collection of vegetables increased. It amounted to 164 thousand tons with a yield of 259,5 centners per hectare.
Today, the harvesting of vegetable crops is carried out by agrarians of the Berezovsky, Sukhobuzim, Yenisei and Shushensky districts. Received 275 tons of vegetables, yield amounted to 295,7 centners per hectare.
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