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Mogilev region to complete its winter crops sowing campaign by September,25

Mogilev region’s agriculture workers started winter crops sowing. The information is provided by Andrei Kozhemyakin, the deputy chairman for agriculture and food.

According to him, the region is well prepared for the sowing campaign: machinery and specialists, seeds and fertilizers are ready. The target for today is to follow sowing technologies to get good harvest next year.

Andrei Kozhemyakin says that agriculture workers got a target to complete winter crops sowing by September 25.

The region is going to sow 230 thousand hectares with winter crops. At the moment agriculture workers are sowing winter wheat.

Mogilev region also continues ploughing to get soil ready for winter crops. By August 26 agriculture workers ploughed up 46.3 thousand hectares or 19% to the target.

In Andrei Kozhemyakin’s words, the region completed harvesting spring crops and leguminous plants and got a record yield – 1.3 m tons. The average crop yield is 41.7 centner/hectare; it is 4.6 centner/hectare more to last year’s results.

Most districts of Mogilev region’s agriculture organizations have also completed harvesting crops and leguminous plants on private plots of the population. This work is to be finished in Mogilev and Chausy districts in 2-3 weeks.

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