The harvesting campaign is gaining momentum in the region. According to the operational data of the Ministry of Agriculture, as of August 30, more than 15 thousand tons of grain crops were threshed in the region from an area of 7,0 thousand hectares.
Grain is harvested in Batetsky (634 hectares), Volotovsky (1364 hectares), Novgorodsky (512 hectares), Soletsky (1891 hectares), Starorussky (1247 hectares), Khvoininsky (1280 hectares) and Shimsky (111 hectares) regions.
The harvesting of rapeseed continues - in the Volotovsky (Novgorodsky Bacon LLC), Novgorodsky (NAK AGRO) and Starorussky (Novgorodsky Bekon LLC, Voronovo-Agro LLC) districts, work was carried out on an area of 1256 hectares. In addition, the region's farms have started sowing winter rapeseed, to date 1670 hectares have been sown.
On the farms of Batetsky, Demyansky, Moshensky, Novgorodsky, Starorussky and Kholmsky districts, winter crops are plowed. The work was carried out on an area of 3,6 thousand hectares. Sowing of winter crops was carried out on an area of 518 hectares.
Potatoes are being actively harvested. More than 3,7 thousand tons of potatoes have been accumulated, including 3,5 thousand tons in peasant farms. Among the leaders are farmers from Novgorodsky, Shimsky, Khvoininsky, Malovishersky, Krestetsky, Soletsky and Shimsky districts.
Farms of Borovichi, Novgorod, Khvoininsky and Chudovsky districts harvested more than 6,5 tons of cabbage and early varieties of carrots. Among the leaders are LLC "Berezeevo-2", LLC "XXI century" and KFH Tsoi A.G. from the Chudovsky district.
Work continues on the procurement of feed.
According to operational data, as of the reporting date, an average of 24,6 centners of fodder units were harvested in the region for a conventional head of cattle, which is 118,3% of the plan. The highest rates are in Batetsky, Valday, Volotovsky, Moshensky, Okulovsky, Soletsky, Khvoininsky and Chudovsky districts.
Farms of the region have procured 24 thousand tons of silage, 15 thousand tons of hay, 64 thousand tons of haylage against the plan of 19,8 thousand tons. Grasses were cut on an area of 28,1 thousand hectares, 245 tons of grain forage, 1176 tons of rolled grain and 2919 tons of grain silage were harvested.