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Almost 10,000 hectares of unused land put into circulation in Penza region

17:46 | 26.05.2017 | Agriculture

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Penza, 26 May 2017. PenzaNews. 9,700 hectares of unused land were put into circulation in the Penza region.

Almost 10,000 hectares of unused land put into circulation in Penza region

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As the regional Ministry of Agriculture told PenzaNews, 197 hectares out of them were covered with forest and shrub vegetation.

"Agricultural land utilization efficiency improvement is of particular importance for the region in relation to import substitution tasks, food security and rural area development," the department explained.

The ministry noted that the largest land areas put into circulation are located in the territory of the Belinsky, Bessonovsky, Kameshkirsky and Shemysheysky areas.

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