12 August 2011, Friday, 15:50

The harvest of grain and leguminous crops in Bashkortostan is in full swing

author: Lubov Kolokolova

The harvest of grain and leguminous crops is in full swing in Bashkortostan now and the weather is favorable for the agrarians.

The press-service of the Ministry of agriculture RB reports the average crop capacity makes up 20,8 centners on one hectare against 9 centners in 2010. Grain and leguminous crops are mowed down on 294 thousand hectares (18% of the plan) and 486 thousand tons of grain is thrashed.

The sowing of winter crops is planned on the area 660 thousand hectares.