Agricultural enterprises of the Leningrad Region have completed the cleaning of grain. Despite the extremely difficult weather conditions, the villagers are 100 percent fulfilled the targets. Farmers in the region laid the coffers of more than 100 thousand tons of grain.
With an area of 35,200 hectares in bunker weight harvested 101,800 tons of grain, which is 6% higher than a year ago. The average yield for the Leningrad region totaled 30.1 c / ha (+3.7 c to the previous year).
According to the information the committee on agriculture and Fishery, provincial agricultural enterprises procured seeds of spring grain in the planned volume, fully meet the needs of the region for planting in 2013.
In parallel with the harvesting campaign in the Leningrad Region was held sowing of winter crops. Compared to last year the area increased by 38% to 3261 hectares.