A training workshop on agriculture that Gorki hosts on October 6 will gather more than 500 participants, including region's deputy heads of cattle breeding departments, head zootechnicians, and vets. The information was provided by the agriculture and food supplies committee of Mogilev region executive committee.
Mogilev region leads in fodder conservation among other regions - 18.7 centners per a head of livestock; it's four centners more than the rate of the previous year.
In 2015 Mogilev region’s farmers got financial assistance of over Br4 b. The information is provided by the regional agriculture and food supply committee.
The largest importers of the agricultural products and foodstuffs produced in Mogilev region are Russia, Poland, Germany. The information was provided by the agriculture and food supplies committee of Mogilev region executive committee.
Agriculture workers of Mogilev region started harvesting crops and leguminous plants. The information is provided by Mogilev regional agriculture and food supply committee.
As of 1 July, about 27,000 ha of crops and legumes damaged in Mogilev region because of dry weather, the source at the agriculture and food committee of Mogilev region executive committee told.
Precision farming system will be introduced in flax production in Mogilev region next year, Mogilev region executive committee's chairman Petr Rudnik told.
Commodity turnover of Mogilev region's agricultural fairs made up about Br13 bln. As of 6 November, 258 fairs were held in the region. They offered a wide range of products, including meat and dairy, bakery, greengrocery, fish products, etc.
Mogilev region is about to complete potato harvesting. 87% of the planned area (5.3 thousand tons) have already been harvested, a source at agriculture and food committee of Mogilev region executive committee informed.
Mogilev region got the best potato yield in Belarus. The region's average potato yield makes 281.7 centners per hectare, a source at agriculture and food committee of Mogilev region executive committee informed.
Mogilev region’s agrarians sowed over 210 thousand hectares with winter crops to make 85% to the target area. Gorki and Krugloye districts were the first to complete the winter crops sowing campaign. The information is provided by the regional agriculture and food department.
Mogilev region plans to quadruple forage production according to the advanced methods.
By June 4 Mogilev region harvested 100 thousand hectares of perennial herbs. It makes 46% to the first hay harvest targets. 70% of the harvested herbs (70.4 thousand hectares) was gathered in. On the instructions of Petr Rudnik, the chairman of Mogilev regional authorities, the first hay harvesting must be completed by June 10.
By May 26 all districts of Mogilev region started the first hay harvest campaign. So far, 15,000 ha of perennial grasses (i.e. 7% to the target) has been harvested; 55% of the haylage (8.3 thousand ha) has been stored, agriculture and food supplies committee of Mogilev region executive committee informs.
People working in the field of agriculture should dramatically change their attitude to work – they should be able to get to the heart of an issue and resolve it fast, Belarusian Prime Minister Mikhail Myasnikovich told reporters on the eve of the session at Krugloye District Executive Committee dedicated to discussing the urgent issues in Mogilev region's agricultural complex.
By April, 1 Mogilev region planted 39.4 thousand hectares of early spring crops and pulse plants. It is 24.1% to the target. This operative information was published on the site of the Agriculture and Food Supply Ministry of the Republic of Belarus.
Major districts of Mogilev region started permanent grasses intercropping. 6.3 thousand ha (7% of the planned area ) had been intercropped by March 22. Due to this year’s weather conditions the rates are rather slow comparing with the respective period of the previous year when 33% had been so far intercropped. Some fields are still covered with snow, others are overwet.
Scientists of Belarusian State Agriculture Academy will provide consulting and practical assistance for Belarusian farmers to improve crop capacity. The information is provided by Nikolai Gavrichenko, the pro-rector of the Academy.