15 May 2013, Wednesday, 12:15

Corn sowing has begun in Bashkiria

author: Galina Bakhshieva

Farmers of Bashkortostan started corn sowing. It is conducted today in nine regions of the republic — Aurgazinsky, Belokataisky, Buzdyaksky, Ilishevsky, Kugarchinsky, Meleuzovsky, Miyakinsky, Sterlitamaksky and Chekmagushevsky regions.

In total more than 1,1 thousand hectares are sown by farmers at the moment, or one percent from the planned area.

As the press-service of the Ministry of Agriculture RB marks, the highest rates are registered now in at Belokataisky region. Corn is already sown on the area of 224 hectares there that makes 90 percent from the plan.