At the beginning of the week sowing of wheat in the region is close to 50%. Sowing of crop over the weekend was brought to 1,836 thousand hectares, the correspondent of the IA “Kazakh-Zerno” was informed in the department of agriculture of the region.
In general, spring grains are sown on about 2025 thousand hectares, which is 47% of the plan. Sowing of oilseeds is completed by 65%, which is 186 thousand hectares. Sowing of potatoes and vegetables is nearing completion.
“The weather last weekend was favorable for the sowing campaign. Daily output is about 278 thousand hectares. Sowing goes quietly, without interruption, so it is expected to be completed by June 5 “, said in the agency.
In total, spring sowing is carried out on the area of 2,297 thousand hectares, which is 48% of the plan.