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In Primorye, plan to collect 110 thousand tons of grain

In the 2014 year, a high early grain harvest is expected in Primorye and they plan to harvest 110 thousand tons of grain. According to the press service of the regional administration, this forecast was made by the Department of Agriculture and Food of the Primorsky Territory.

At present, harvesting of early grain and winter crops - wheat, barley, oats - continues on the farms of the region. According to the department, 39 percent of the area or 21 thousand hectares of these crops have been harvested. 50 thousand tons of grain have been threshed, and the average yield is 23 centners per hectare.

“This is a very good indicator, higher than the level of the previous three years. According to our forecasts, the grain harvest this year will amount to 110 thousand tons, which is higher than the indicators of the previous three years, ”the department notes. According to experts, the high yield is a consequence of good weather conditions, which influenced the ripening of grain. In addition, there is an increase in agricultural culture - agricultural enterprises and farmers use modern agronomic technologies. The leaders in terms of productivity are the Ussuriysk and Mikhailovskiy districts of Primorye, where 27 and 31 centners of grain are harvested per hectare, respectively.

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