Kaliningrad farmers break records on harvesting

Gross harvest of grain and leguminous crops exceeded 260,000 tons. This is 40% higher than last year.  Farmers have yet to remove the corn. According to forecasts, the gross harvest of this crop will amount to 70,000 tons. Thus, this year’s harvest is expected in the region of 400 thousand tons.

In the entire history of the Kaliningrad region is noted only a few years, when the gross harvest was higher. The gross grain harvest and rape in 2013 will be the seventh in the ranking. In general, the yields of major crops Kaliningrad region became one of the leaders in Russia. Thus, the yield of rapeseed (about 30 tons per hectare) region ranked first in both the north-west, and in the country. Yields of legumes exceeded 36.5 quintals per hectare of wheat — was 39 kg / ha — in these cultures region — the leader of the north-western district of Russia and third.

This is particularly important given the fact that the region — not Chernozem zone. In this Kaliningradians bypassed the agricultural sector leaders such as Rostov region, Stavropol region, Tatarstan. Yield data indicate how well the agronomists working as farm equipped with appliances which varieties are used, whether the work is performed in optimal agronomic terms.

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