Kazakhstan: Sowing of rice is nearing completion

Новость на Казах-зерно:

According to the Ministry of Agriculture, on May 29 rice is sown on 89.7 thousand hectares in the country. It is 98% of the plan, wrote the correspondent of the IA “Kazakh-Zerno”. Almaty farmers have already passed the threshold of the crop of 93%; the main rice growers executed a plan of rice cultivation by 98%.

So, for the share of Almaty farmers accounted 15.5% of all rice fields in the republic. Currently crop is planted on 13.2 thousand hectares.

Kyzylorda growers have to plant rice on less than 1 thousand ha to finish sowing. We should note that in the current year, local rice farmers increased the area of crop growing by 2.6 thousand hectares, thus bringing the total to 76.6 thousand.

Also a small amount of rice fields accounts to lands of the South Kazakhstan – 800 hectares, which farmers have already successfully planted.

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