Minsk region agrarians plan to complete the potato harvest until October 5. BelTA reported deputy head of the agriculture and crop Committee on Agriculture and Food Minoblispolkoma Yulia Składanowski.
According to her, cleaning potatoes in farms of the region is on schedule. Currently, removed more than 8.8 thousand. Ha, which is 67% of the total acreage of potatoes. Still need to remove about 4.3 thousand. Ha.
"Adverse weather conditions have not affected the crop, even on the contrary - at the moment the yield in the area higher than last year at 12 kg / ha and is 264 kg / ha. To date, agricultural enterprises region collected more than 233 thousand. Tons of potatoes. In order to have time complete cleaning of the term in all areas of the region are actively involved in the work of students and schoolchildren, "- said Julia Składanowski.
In the Minsk region is also in full swing cleaning other vegetables. In particular, already harvested 59.8 hectares of beet (harvested 1.3 thousand. Tonnes with the average yield of 220 kg / ha), 21 ha of cabbage (633 tonnes with the average yield of 300 kg / ha), 48 ha of carrot (collected 1.4 thousand . at a yield of 290 kg / ha).