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How are seeds being prepared for spring sowing in Belarus?

Published Dec 15, 2023

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Farmers are busy preparing for spring field work next year, accumulating mineral fertilizers, repairing equipment, and purchasing new cars. There are delays in preparing the required seeds, with only 30 percent of documents received for the seeds needed to meet sowing conditions. The Brest region has the highest rates of seed preparation, with the work set to be completed by December 22.
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Farmers worked hard in the fields, harvesting crops and laying the foundation for the future. Now some of them are resting, the rest are busy. Preparations are underway for spring field work next year. Mineral fertilizers are accumulated, equipment is repaired, new cars are purchased. The most important work these days is preparing the seeds. In the spring, cereal grains and leguminous crops are planned to be sown on an area of 1,095 thousand hectares. This will require 226 thousand tons of seeds from the main and insurance funds. According to the schedule of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food on December 7, it was necessary to prepare 104 thousand tons. In fact, more was declared for testing compliance with sowing conditions - 108 thousand tons, or 48 percent of the total requirement for sowing. In the Brest region - 85 percent, Grodno - 70, Mogilev - 51, Minsk - 44, Gomel - 21, Vitebsk - 17. But since some time passes between conducting tests, paying for this work and ...
Source: Zol
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