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Next week Mogilev region to start mass crops sowing

Next week Mogilev region starts mass crops sowing. Glussk, Khotimsk and Kostyukovichi districts are likely to be the first to start the sowing campaign. The information is provided by Dmitry Ignatenko, the deputy chairman of the regional agriculture and food office.

Comparing with last year the sowing area has not changed. The region is expected to sow almost 353 thousand hectares including 172.2 hectares with crops and leguminous plants.

The seed fund has been made. The farms have a full supply of mineral and organic fertilizers and plant protecting agents.

On the threshold of the hot sowing campaign mechanical engineers are thoroughly inspecting and getting machines ready.

The region’s farms have 5,561 tractors, 96% of them are ready to enter the fields. It is 1% comparing with last year. Soil cultivating machines are ready for 98%, it is minus 3% comparing with last eyar.

The sowing campaign is expected to start on April, 20-22. Bad weather conditions have shortened the sowing season to make 10-11 days.

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