Agrarians of Udmurtia began harvesting potatoes. This season, the harvest is expected to be no lower than last year's level, which is about 90 thousand tons.
In Udmurtia, in the 2020 season, the potato crop is to be harvested from an area of 3,8 thousand hectares. It is cultivated in 16 out of 25 rural areas of the republic. Potato growers from 8 regions have started harvesting today. According to operational data, harvesting work was carried out on an area of 907 hectares, which is 23%. In total, 15 thousand tons of tubers have been dug up.
With the maximum yield - 391 c / ha - farms of the Vavozh region are dug up potatoes these days. For comparison, in recent years, potato fields in the republic give an average of about 200 c / ha.