In Ulyanovsk region was a record harvest for the region, the yield of sunflower

© RIA Novosti / Taras to Litvinenkova in photobackpack. Archival photoIn Ulyanovsk region was a record harvest for the region, the yield of sunflower© RIA Novosti / Taras to Litvinenkova the image Bank

Ulyanovsk farmers have collected a record for the region, the yield of sunflower is nearly 250 thousand tons, the press service of the Governor of the Ulyanovsk region.

«The high yields of this crop recorded in surskoye, Karsun, Veshkaymskiy and Novospassky districts. The weather has allowed us this year to harvest in a comfortable environment. The region accounted for its needs in vegetables, sugar beet and sunflower oil in full. Now we pay great attention to the condition of winter crops. Sergey Morozov, the Governor keeps this issue under personal control,» — said RIA Novosti Deputy Chairman of the government — Minister of agriculture and rural development of the Ulyanovsk region Michael Semenkin.

He also said that, in General grains and leguminous crops throughout the areas of over 589 thousand hectares, gross yield was 1 253 082 tons with an average yield of 21.3%. Industrial crops harvested from an area of 246 812 ha.

In addition, the press service explained that the harvest of 2019 sown 291 274 ha or 110,2% of the planned winter crops, including winter rye — 12 898 hectares, or 95.3 per cent, winter wheat — 277 744 hectares or 111,%, under winter triticale (hybrid of rye and wheat) allocated 502 ha (109,1%), winter barley — 130 ha. of Winter camelina were sown 5408 ha (102,8%).

«The Ministry of agriculture and rural development of the Ulyanovsk region together with scientists of the Ulyanovsk research Institute of agriculture and municipalities throughout the autumn period, the monitoring of the condition of winter crops areas. Currently, winter crops are in good condition on the square 116 076 hectares», — have informed in a press-service of the Governor of the Ulyanovsk region.

Source