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54 thousand hectares planned to be sown with sugar beet in Penza region

09:29 | 22.03.2022 | Economy

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Penza, 22 March 2022. PenzaNews. 54 thousand hectares are planned to be sown with sugar beet in the Penza region in 2022. This was announced by Governor Oleg Melnichenko.

54 thousand hectares planned to be sown with sugar beet in Penza region

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“With an average yield of 408 quintals per hectare, we plan to get about 2.2 million tons of beet,” he said during an operational meeting with Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Victoria Abramchenko, which took place via videoconference on Monday, March 21.

“Some of the purchased seeds have already arrived into the region; the rest will arrive in the near future. By the beginning of April, there should be a complete plan of sugar beet sowing,” the press service of the regional government quotes Oleg Melnichenko.

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