On October 22, a press conference was held in the Omsk regional House of Journalists on the results of the harvesting campaign in the region. The Minister of Agriculture and Food of the Omsk Region Nikolai Drofa told reporters about the main points, achievements of Omsk farmers during the harvesting season and export of agricultural products for the first half of this year, Svetich news agency reported with reference to the press service of the regional ministry of agriculture.
Despite the whims of nature, the farmers managed to get a good harvest of cereals, legumes and oilseeds, as well as prepare a large supply of fodder for the winter. To date, 1 million 929 thousand hectares of grain and leguminous crops (99,9% of the plan) have been threshed in the region, 3 million 195 thousand tons of grain have been threshed with a yield of 16,6 c / ha.
269,7 thousand hectares of oilseeds were threshed (90,4% of the plan), 248,2 thousand tons were threshed with a yield of 9,2 c / ha.
Sowing of winter crops was carried out on an area of 21,9 thousand hectares, including rye - 3,8 thousand hectares (in 2018 - 12,3 thousand hectares). The plan for sowing winter crops was at least 21,0 thousand hectares.
The harvesting of vegetables was carried out on an area of 4,1 thousand hectares (100% of the plan), the gross harvest was 92,9 thousand tons, the yield was 225 c / ha. Potatoes were dug out on an area of 24,1 thousand hectares (100% of the plan), the gross harvest was 439,5 thousand tons, the yield was 182,2 centners / ha.
To date, 274,6 thousand tons of hay (121,3% of the plan), haylage - 995,8 thousand tons (111,1% of the plan) have been prepared for agricultural and peasant farms, 391,1 thousand tons of ready-made silage have been harvested. tons (84,2% of the plan).
The Minister of the Agrarian Department Nikolai Drofa noted that the farmers were able to get a good harvest only thanks to the introduction of mineral fertilizers, as well as the observance of all technologies. This year, agricultural producers have applied more mineral fertilizers by 3 thousand tons compared to last year. In 2019, mineral fertilizers were applied on an area of 502,6 thousand hectares (in 2018 - 465,7 thousand hectares) in an amount of 20,5 thousand tons in the active substance (in 2018 - 17,5 thousand tons in a village). c.), organic fertilizers - on an area of 33,2 thousand hectares in the amount of 1 million 199 thousand tons.
The minister also said that there are certain successes in the technical re-equipment. So, for 9 months of this year, agricultural producers of the Omsk region purchased 1085 units. machinery and equipment - 104% to the level of last year, including 165 tractors, 133 combine harvesters, 17 forage harvesters, 33 seeding complexes, 81 units of grain-flow equipment, 27 grain dryers worth 2,8 billion rubles - 129% against last year. By the end of 2019, it is expected to purchase 170 tractors, 135 combine harvesters, 20 forage harvesters, 28 grain dryers.
In addition, this year the amount of concessional short-term and investment loans also increased. 421 short-term credit agreements were concluded with credit institutions for the amount of 5,8 billion rubles, including 390 loan agreements for field work for the amount of 3,5 billion rubles. As for concessional investment loans, 119 loan agreements were concluded with credit institutions for over 1,2 billion rubles, including 111 loan agreements for the purchase of agricultural machinery for the amount of 945,3 million rubles.
A total of 118 loans were issued in the amount of 956,1 million rubles, including 110 loans for the purchase of agricultural machinery in the amount of 787,8 million rubles. for the purchase of 172 units. equipment (including 12 tractors, 58 combine harvesters, 14 self-propelled mowers, 8 sowing complexes, 10 grain dryers). The total amount of soft loans amounted to 1,7 billion rubles.
A source: http://svetich.info/