For the first quarter of 2020, farmers in the Sughd region (Tajikistan) increased the production of vegetables by almost 7%


For the first quarter of 2020, farmers in the Sughd region (Tajikistan) increased the production of vegetables by almost 7%

04/13/2020

The volume of gross agricultural production in all categories of farms in the Sughd region for January-March 2020 amounted to 636.7 million somoni ($ 61.8 million) in comparable prices

The Main Department of the Agency for Statistics under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan in the Sughd Region published the results of the socio-economic development of the Sughd Region for the first quarter of 2020. In particular, it indicates that the gross agricultural output in all categories of farms for January-March 2020 amounted to 636.7 million somoni ($ 61.8 million) in comparable prices. Compared to the same period in 2019, it increased by 10.9%, including crop production amounted to 2.1 million somoni ($ 205 thousand), which is 4.3% more than last year.

For the first quarter of 2020, 415.9 tons of vegetables were produced in all categories of farms in the region. This is 6.7% more compared to the same period in 2019.

Currently, sowing of various crops continues in agricultural enterprises and dekhan farms.

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As of April 1, 2020, all sowing was carried out on an area of ​​57710.2 hectares, including grain and leguminous crops (without corn) sown on an area of ​​40633.2 hectares, wheat – 11855.9 hectares, barley – 26517.4 hectares. Other crops were also sown – 2259.9 hectares, corn for grain – 1383.7 hectares, industrial crops – 3033.7 hectares, including cotton – 950.1 hectares.

During the reporting period, early potatoes were sown on 2652.8 hectares, vegetables (without testes) – 4307.2 hectares, melons – 740.2 hectares and fodder crops – 5045.7 hectares. In general, compared with the same period last year, sown 3.0% less.

As of April 1, 2020, perennial plantings of 503.2 hectares were planted on the farms of the region alone, and new gardens were planted on an area of ​​459.8 hectares. Of the total area of ​​orchards, pome stands are 41 ha, stone fruit – 315.7 ha, walnut – 63.5 ha and subtropical – 39.6 ha. During the reporting period, 43.5 ha of new vineyards were planted.

In addition, orchards were restored on an area of ​​763.9 hectares and vineyards on an area of ​​69.7 hectares. Planted tall trunk mulberry trees – 3.7 thousand pieces.

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