Lipetsk beet growers have set a new record!

In Lipetsk region record harvest of sugar beet — 3.7 million tons, which is by 200 thousand tons more than last year.

In Lipetsk region record harvest of sugar beet — 3.7 million tons, which is by 200 thousand tons more than last year, according to RIA Novosti.

"Beet crops this year took 84,000 hectares, the average yield was about 440 quintals in the circle. Gross harvest of 200 million tons and exceeded last year’s figure was a record in the history of the region", — Told the agency. According to him, today, more than 50 farms in the region are engaged in growing sugar beets, in terms of its production region has a leading position in the country.

"The increase in the production of valuable technical culture is a strategic objective of the agroindustrial complex of the region. Until the end of this year, sugar-beet growers will receive an additional subsidy of 200 million rubles from the federal and regional budgets to increase beet crops and increase refining capacity. In the short term, the region will begin construction of new sugar factories, "- said the governor Oleg Korolev, commenting on the result of the Lipetsk farmers.

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