Tambov farmers have removed more than 3.3 million tons of grain

Tambov farmers have removed more than 3.3 million tons of grain


Gross harvest of cereals in the Tambov region amounted to 27 October 2015 more than 3.3 million tons, which is 70 thousand tons more than in the same period last year, said the representative of the press service of the regional administration.

TAMBOV, 27 Oct. Gross harvest of cereals in the Tambov region amounted to 27 October 2015 more than 3.3 million tons, which is 70 thousand tons more than in the same period last year, said the representative of the press service of the regional administration.

“Today grains and legumes harvested 94% of sown area. In the region continues harvesting corn, the average yield of which has reached 73 tons per hectare, while a year ago was at the level of 43 quintals,” — said the Agency interlocutor.

He added that almost completed harvesting potatoes. The average yield of this crop amounted to almost 297 quintals per hectare, which is 67.3 per hundredweight more than last year. Vegetable crops are harvested 82% of the acreage, the yield reaches 364 quintals per hectare. It is 160 quintals more than in 2014.

“We are pleased with the results of harvest works this year. Now there is a preparation of the seeds for the next year’s harvest, autumn sowing of winter crops and soil preparation. According to preliminary data, in 2016 is expected to increase maize for grain, legumes, soybeans and sugar beets,” — said the press service.

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