Crimea started the spring crops planting campaign


Agricultural organizations of the Republic of Crimea started planting early spring grains and pulses for the harvest-2019, declared the Minister of Agriculture of the region, Andrei Rjumshin on February 11.

To date, the planted areas under early spring grains and pulses in the region already reached more than 7 thsd ha, or 7.2% of the planned figures, the Minister said.

Also, the planted areas under winter crops in the region totaled more than 469 thsd ha. In particular, 85% of the areas were in good and satisfactory condition.

Agrarians already provided additional fertilizing of winter crop areas throughout 29% of the planted areas, including more than 70 thsd ha of winter wheat and 34 thsd ha of winter barley.