18 April 2013, Thursday, 15:47

Volumes of agricultural machinery purchases grow in Bashkiria

author: Galina Bakhshieva

In January-March, 2013 agricultural enterprises of Bashkortostan purchased agricultural machinery for the sum of about 500 million rbl. that is by 150 million rbl. more than one year ago.

As the press-service of the Ministry of Agriculture RB underlines, this year it is bought more soil-cultivating and seeding machinery, mowers and baling machines. Nevertheless, the problem of equipment status of agricultural enterprises still remains one of the most topical.

Anyway, but for the last two years the park of agricultural machinery was considerably updated in the republic, the Ministry officials ascertain.

In separate areas spring sowing campaign have already begun, however the main work will begin approximately in a week. The peak of spring-field campaign-2013 should fall in the region on May holidays.