The regional Ministry of Agriculture reported that sowing work in the region is continuing successfully. As of June 4, cereals and legumes were sown on an area of 9,5 thousand hectares.
The Novgorod region is leading in the planting of potatoes - more than six thousand hectares of potatoes are planted, all in the Novgorod region - 18,3 thousand hectares. Vegetable crops occupied 3,8 thousand ha. In the Shimsky and Soletsky districts, 1,3 thousand ha were planted.
In Volotovsky, Novgorod, Soletsky and Shimsky regions 2,6 thousand hectares of rapeseed were sown. The cultivation of this oilseed is carried out by the enterprises of Novgorod Bacon LLC and Stashevskoye LLC. Sowing of silage crops and coverless grasses is also going on - work has been performed on an area of more than 7,4 thousand ha. Plowing and harrowing continues.
A source: https://vnnews.ru