At the end of July in the Karaganda region hail killed about 6060 hectares of grain crops. This is 0.4% of the total area of grain crops in the region. About this the correspondent of the IA “Kazakh-Zerno” was informed in the regional department of agriculture.
The largest area was affected in Buharzhyrau area – 3060 ha. This is land of CC named after Kirov (2526 ha), FH “Diamond” (130 ha), FH “Elaman” (120 ha), FH “Tattimbet” (84 ha), FH “Maxat” (200 ha), CG Karakuduksky (534 hectares).
In Karkaralinsjy area about 2,000 hectares were damaged by hail, in Oskakrovsky – 1000 ha.
It should be noted that all of the affected areas were insured. Governors of districts are commissioned to create a commission on payments of insurance amounts to peasants.
In general, the situation with crops in the Karaganda region does not cause concerns. Of the total area of grain crops 663.3 thousand hectares in good condition is 74%, in a satisfactory – 25.6%. Thus, in the phase of stem elongation is 57.2% of crops (377.6 thousand hectares), in heading stage 29.6% (195.5 thousand hectares), in the flowering stage 9.1% (59.7 thousand ha ), in a phase of maturity 4.1% (27.3 thousand hectares).