Cherkessk. August 26. Interfax-Yug — Farmers Karachay-Cherkessia completed the cleaning of spring and winter cereal crops, increasing the total grain yield by 60% compared to last year, "Interfax" Head of the Ministry of Agriculture crop KCR Nicholas Pronoza.
"The gross grain harvest amounted to 139.1 thousand tons. Average cereal yield stood at 35 kg / ha, which is 42% higher than the yield of last year," — said N.Pronoza.
According to him, a significant increase in yield was the result of a series of measures to improve the fertility of arable land, the use of high-yield seeds elite progressive new varieties and hybrids, as well as building the pace of modernization.