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Kazakh regions continue to reduce the area under grain crops in favor of oilseeds

Grains, Cereal & Legumes
Kazakhstan
Market & Price Trends
Published Apr 16, 2024

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The Karaganda region is gearing up for its spring field work, aiming to cultivate 1.1 million hectares with a diversified crop mix, focusing more on oilseeds and forage crops while reducing grain cultivation. The planting is scheduled from May 10 to May 28, following the Karaganda Agricultural Experimental Station's advice, with specific allocations for potatoes and vegetables. The region has procured ample supplies of grain and potato seeds, including elite wheat varieties from Russia, and plans to utilize a large fleet of agricultural machinery. Efforts are also underway to slightly expand irrigated lands, secure affordable diesel fuel, and ensure agricultural equipment is in top condition, with regional authorities overseeing these preparations to guarantee an efficient and successful planting season.
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Preparations for spring field work have begun in the Karaganda region. This year it is planned to sow 1.1 million hectares with grains and other crops. The area for grain crops will be reduced and the area for oilseeds will be increased by 27.3 thousand hectares, and forage crops by 18.2 thousand hectares. This was reported by the regional akimat. “According to the recommendations of the Karaganda Agricultural Experimental Station, the optimal timing for sowing grain crops, depending on the territorial zones, is determined from May 10 to May 28. Planting potatoes in agricultural areas is planned on an area of 11.5 thousand hectares, vegetables - on 1.2 thousand hectares. An important issue is the filling of seeds and their quality. For spring sowing, 105.3 thousand tons of grain seeds and 36 thousand tons of potatoes were poured. Work continues to purchase seeds in other regions and abroad. To date, 20 agricultural producers have bought 1,065 tons of elite wheat seeds from ...
Source: Oilworld
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