To date, all agricultural enterprises in the region are fully provided with the necessary supply of fertilizers, fuel and lubricants and have begun spring field work.
“It is important that credit resources have already been received for carrying out spring field work,” said Sergey Borzenkov, head of the Department of Agriculture of the Oryol Region. - This means that the work will be carried out without interruption. For the period from January to April of this year, 5,6 billion rubles of short-term loans and 1,25 billion rubles of concessional investment loans were received.
The agricultural producers of the Oryol region received state support funds in the amount of 272,5 million rubles, which is 18,7% of the annual limit.
In 2020, 70 tractors, 27 grain harvesters and 2 forage harvesters, 174 units of other agricultural machinery have already been acquired. The Head of the Department also emphasized that issues related to the repair of equipment and the provision of spare parts are constantly monitored. Spare parts are paid remotely. They are delivered directly to agricultural enterprises.
Agricultural producers of the Oryol region have begun sowing early spring grains and legumes. Spring cereals and legumes have been sown - 82,08 thousand hectares (25% of the plan), annual grasses - 4,48 thousand hectares (33,4% of the plan). We have begun planting potatoes, preparations are underway for sowing sugar beets.
The plan, which was formed by the region on sown areas and crops, will be fully implemented. In the region, crops of wheat, soybean, rape, and potato are increasing. Cabbage production will also be increased.
According to the structure of sown areas for 2020, planned by the agricultural enterprises, the total sown area of crops in the Oryol region will be 1304,6 thousand ha (+ 16,6 thousand ha by 2019). For the 2020 harvest, 451,5 thousand ha of winter grain crops have already been sown (+ 3,4 thousand ha by 2019). In 2020, the region also plans to lay 134 hectares of fruit plantations.
This year, to carry out a set of spring field work, the need for fuel and lubricants for agricultural enterprises in the Oryol Region is: diesel fuel - 19,2 thousand tons, gasoline - 1,1 thousand tons. To date, agricultural organizations of all forms of ownership have 10,6 thousand tons of diesel fuel.
In 2020, the need for mineral fertilizers is 130,3 thousand tons of mineral fertilizers in the active substance. To date, 78,194 thousand tons or 60,0% of the planned volume have been purchased.
The prices for fuels and lubricants and mineral fertilizers are stable.