Russia: Potato yield in Primorye increased by 30% in three years

Updated Dec 21, 2022
The yield of potatoes in Primorsky Krai in 2022 exceeded 200 centners per hectare, which is 30% more than in 2019, the press service of the government of Primorye reports on Wednesday.
"The yield of potatoes in Primorye increased by 30%. This year, 64.4 thousand tons of potatoes were harvested from 3.8 thousand hectares. The yield was 201.2 centners per hectare, a few years ago - in 2019, this figure was at the level 155 centners per hectare," the statement said. According to the Ministry of Agriculture of the region, highly productive varieties "Dachny", "Smak", "Kazachok" have been created in the region. According to the Minister of Agriculture Andrey Bronts, this year, despite the sanctions, about 40 tons of elite potatoes were brought to Primorye from Germany. For farmers growing potatoes in Primorye, state support measures are ...
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