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At least 2.1 million tons of grain planned to be collected in Penza region in 2019

14:03 | 08.04.2019 | Agriculture

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Penza, 8 April 2019. PenzaNews. Farmers of the Penza region plan to collect at least 2.1 million tons of grain, 2 million tons of sugar beet and 400,000 tons of oil-bearing-crops. This was reported by the press service of the regional government.

At least 2.1 million tons of grain planned to be collected in Penza region in 2019

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In total, 1 410 000 hectares of arable land are planned to be sown, which is 30,000 hectares more than in 2018.

There are 86,000 tons of spring crops, which is 114% of what is required.

Equipment worth 800 million roubles was purchased under programmes of preferential investment of Rosagroleasing. Combustibles and lubricants are available in full.

Winter crops were sown on the area of 371,000 hectares.

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