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Winter crops destroyed on area of slightly over 3,000 hectares in Penza region

09:40 | 25.04.2017 | Agriculture

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Penza, 25 April 2017. PenzaNews. Winter crops that had been planted in the Penza region in 2016 were destroyed only on the area of 3,300 hectares out of 321,000. This was reported by the minister of agriculture Andrei Burlakov.

Winter crops destroyed on area of slightly over 3,000 hectares in Penza region

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"Other winter crops are in good and satisfactory condition. Unsatisfactory condition was not registered at the present time," he emphasized during the meeting with heads of urban districts and municipal areas administrations that was held via video conference on Tuesday, April 25.

Andrei Burlakov added that the seed material required for replanting is available in full quantity.

In general, according to him, when the need of the region amounts to 80,000 tons of seeds, the Penza region has over 85,000 tons.

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