Akmola’s agrarians plan to crop 4,2 mln ha

In Akmola region spring sowing on the area over 4, 6 million ha, including grain and leguminous crops on the area of 4, 2 million ha is planned out for 2015, local government reported.
Akmola 30 March, 09:04

Thus, oil-bearing crops will be placed on the area of 290,9 thousand ha, potatoes - 18,5 thousand ha, and vegetables – 4,4 thousand ha. The area of 197,2 thousand ha will be seeded by forage crops, thus total area of forage crops in that region will make 561,5 thousand ha, that is more than in 2014.

Seeds requirement for sowing campaign makes 523,6 thousand tons, actually 100% has already been sown. The general readiness of machine and tractor carrier by March 27, 2015 is equal to 92-100%.

In general all the necessary steps for spring works are taken at an adequate agrotechnical level.