Turkmen grain growers harvest over 1.4 million tons of wheat
Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, July 7 / Trend H.Hasanov /
Turkmen grain growers harvested over 1.4 million tons of winter wheat this year and well are on track to reach their 1.6-million-ton quota, a governmental press service reported.
"The farmers are working as quickly as ever," the Turkmen Agriculture Ministry said, adding that they are trying their best to reach this year's quota.
Rich harvests were reaped along the Karakum River, in Amu Darya and near the Murgab Oasis.
Turkmen grain growers plan to harvest 1.6 million tons across an 860,000-hectare area this year. Sown wheat varieties mainly include Yoloten-1, Sahrai, Batko, Juvan and Yubileynaya-100.
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