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Sunflower harvesting started in Penza

16:30 | 08.09.2016 | Agriculture

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Penza, 8 September 2016. PenzaNews. Agrarians of the Penza region have begun to harvest sunflowers. As the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture of the region told PenzaNews, as of Wednesday, September 7, the bulk yield of the culture is 2.99 thousand tons with the average yield of 15 quintals per hectare.

Sunflower harvesting started in Penza

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“In 2016, the Penza regional agricultural producers will be harvesting sunflower on the total area of 241.7 thousand hectares. It is planned to collect no less than 295 thousand tons,” the department explained.

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