21 May 2013, Tuesday, 15:15

92 percent of the planned areas are sowed with grain and grain legumes in Bashkiria

author: Galina Bakhshieva

Spring sowing is spent on the area of 1523 thousand hectares in Bashkortostan that makes 76 percent from the plan. From them spring crops and grain legumes occupy 1178 thousand hectares (92 percent to the plan), sugar beet — more than 48 thousand hectares (89 percent), sunflower — over 161 thousand hectares (91 percent), corn — 19,4 thousand hectares (22 percent).

According to the latest information by the Ministry of Agriculture RB, the spring sowing campaign of grain and grain legumes was finished by farmers of 14 regions, sunflower — by 15 regions of the republic. Nine of 24 regions sowing sugar beet finished these works.