Today, all areas of the Rostov region are conducting spring field work. At present, Don agrarians are sowing spring crops about 480 thousand hectares, which is 27% of all sown area. This was announced by First Deputy Governor Viktor Goncharov during a trip to the Semikarakorsky District in order to monitor the work of agricultural enterprises.
“Now in the Rostov region a sowing campaign is underway for all agricultural crops, including vegetables,” stressed Viktor Goncharov. - It is planned that potatoes and vegetables and gourds will be placed on an area of about 54 thousand hectares. They are expanded compared to last year, when they amounted to about 48 thousand hectares. "
According to the data of the Don Ministry of Agriculture, almost 380 thousand hectares (more than 50%) have already been sown with grain crops, more than 80 thousand hectares (10%) with technical crops, more than 11,5 thousand hectares (22%) with potatoes and vegetables and gourds, and 8,2 thousand hectares (6,5%).
“If we talk about winter crops, 100% have grown, which is 2,8 million hectares, of which more than 2,7 thousand hectares are in good and satisfactory condition,” said the first deputy head of the region. - Today, winter crops have been fed on an area of more than 2,5 million hectares. In addition, more than 470 thousand hectares were reused.
According to Viktor Goncharov, today farmers have everything they need to carry out spring field work. Don farms have more than 190 thousand tons of mineral fertilizers available, which exceeds 90% of the planned for spring top dressing and continues to be purchased, seed stock is 103%, diesel fuel and gasoline are available in the regional oil depots in sufficient quantities. In the spring, farmers in the Rostov Region will sow about 1,8 million hectares.