Tambov farmers had completed the sowing campaign of spring crops

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Tambov farmers planted more than 1.25 million hectares of spring crops, informed RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of the regional administration.

«On the sidelines of the Tambov region has completed sowing of spring crops, sown more than 1.25 million hectares of fields. Practically this amounts to 100% of the planned amount», — said the Agency interlocutor.

He said that in the area sown more than 260 thousand hectares of barley, over 120 thousand hectares of wheat, 56 thousand hectares of peas and almost 9 thousand hectares of oats. Also planted over 135 thousand hectares of corn. 4% exceeded the plan and planting of sunflower — a total of 375 thousand hectares. Sugar beet was sown on 118 thousand hectares. Farmers in the region of 3% exceeded the plan for sowing of soybean — planted just over 84 thousand hectares of fields. Potatoes planted on a total area of about 3.7 thousand hectares, vegetables — about 200 acres.

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