The forecasted sown area in the Tula region in 2020 will amount to almost 905 thousand hectares, which is approximately 20 thousand more compared to last year.
About 608 thousand hectares, or 67% of the total area, will traditionally be occupied by grain and leguminous crops. Industrial crops are sugar beets, sunflowers, soybeans, canola, mustard - 134 thousand hectares, or 15%. Feed crops - 127 thousand hectares, or 14%. The planting area of potatoes and vegetables will be 36 thousand hectares, or 4%.
The sowing campaign in the region has been going on since the end of March: according to April 14, about 180 thousand hectares of spring crops were sown in the Tula region.