Agrarians collect beets, carrots, cabbage, and onions. The progress of harvesting work in the farms of Michurinsky district was inspected by the acting head of the agriculture department Lidiya Bakumenko on October 13.
LLC "Tambovagrofud" has the largest areas in the region allocated for vegetable crops - 170 hectares of fields. Thousands of tons of outdoor vegetables are harvested here every year. To date, 96 percent of the agricultural fields used for cabbage, carrots and beets have been cultivated. Almost 11 thousand tons of vegetables were harvested, with a yield of 666 centners per hectare. By the way, the farm has the highest yield of vegetable crops in the Tambov region. The production process is handled responsibly here. They use modern technologies and equipment, have their own storage systems. Sales of vegetables throughout the region and beyond.
“In the Tambov region, the rate of harvesting vegetables this year is more than twice as high as last year,” said Lidiya Bakumenko. - This is facilitated by the prevailing weather conditions. In addition, the average yield of vegetable crops is 525 centners per hectare, which is significantly more than in 2019 (428 centners per hectare).
According to experts, the introduction of modern technologies into the production process, as well as the competent use of fertilizers, contributes to an increase in the yield of vegetable crops.
To date, the region has harvested vegetables from 75 percent of the sown area. The gross harvest exceeds 13,5 thousand tons.