Potato yield increased in Rostov region (RF)

In the Rostov region (RF), work continues to harvest various crops. Don vegetable farms are entering the final stage.

Despite the fact that harvesting due to weather conditions began on the Don a little later, today more than 80% of the area under potatoes has been harvested, the gross harvest amounted to more than 140 thousand tons. The potato yield, according to local officials, this year exceeds last year’s indicators by 13 centners / ha and amounted to 290 centners / ha. In the current season, the quality of the Don potato is also quite high, and it is in demand both within the region and beyond.

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The situation is similar with the harvest of vegetables in open ground. As the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation writes, today vegetable crops in the region have been harvested from 75% of the area, the gross harvest exceeded 160 thousand tons with a yield of 347.9 c / ha, which is 14 c / ha more than last year’s figure.

The region is expected to harvest vegetables at the level of last year. In addition, the harvesting of fruit crops is in full swing on the Don. According to operational information, more than 2000 tons of pome and stone fruit and berry crops have already been harvested in the Rostov region.