Tyumen farmers have collected a million tons of grain

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Farmers of Tyumen region removed 40% of the area of grain crops, the harvest to date amounted to one million tons of grain, reported RIA Novosti employee of the press service of the Governor.

The harvest of grain crops in Tyumen region by results of harvesting campaign in 2016 amounted to about 1.3 million tons.

«Today, the threshing of grain and leguminous crops on the territory of the Tyumen region has completed 72 agricultural enterprises, mostly the organization with small acreage, and 47 of them — peasant farms», — said the Agency interlocutor.

Governor of Tyumen region Vladimir Yakushev congratulated the farmers of the region with high levels of productivity and achieving the significant milestone of one million tons of grain.

«Of course, this was helped by the professionalism and concerted action by all industry professionals. I am sure that your knowledge and experience, dedication, and a willingness to overcome difficulties will the current difficult weather conditions to successfully finish the work», — said the head of the region.