Russia: harvesting watermelons began in the Volgograd region


Russia: harvesting watermelons began in the Volgograd region

07/31/2020

The average yield of watermelons is estimated at 203 centners per hectare

The watermelon season has started in the Volgograd region (RF). According to KazakhZerno.kz, local melon farms have already harvested 5175 tons of sweet berries from 250 hectares in two regions.

The average yield of watermelons is estimated at 203 centners per hectare. On average, about 250 thousand tons of melons are harvested in the Volgograd region per year: these are not only watermelons, but also pumpkin and melon.

In the southern region, they also began harvesting early potatoes, the sowing of which increased by 11% and reached 2.4 thousand hectares. According to forecasts, agricultural organizations will collect at least 60 thousand tons, in total, with the harvest in personal subsidiary plots (LPH) – about 190 thousand tons of “second bread”. So far, the yield is pleasing: about 190 c / ha.

Read also: In the current season, the agrarians of the Volgograd region (RF) intend to harvest a million tons of vegetables

Along with this, a rich vegetable assortment is harvested in the Volgograd fields: these are tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, cabbage, beets, onions, carrots, and zucchini. We have already received 25 thousand tons of vegetables. Traditionally, a lot of cucumbers (7.3 thousand tons) and tomatoes (6.9 thousand tons) are harvested.

For three years in a row, Volgograd farmers have been harvesting at least a million tons of vegetables. This year the region expects to repeat these indicators again.

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