Turkmenistan to ink contracts to purchase crop protection products

Business Materials 19 January 2020 11:46 (UTC +04:00)

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, Jan. 19

By Huseyn Hasanov– Trend:

Turkmenistan's Agriculture Ministry plans to conclude contracts to purchase chemicals against weeds and pests for wheat and rice crops of 2020, Trend reports with reference to the relevant decree signed by the country's president.

Funds are also needed for treatment against diseases of cotton seeds, against locusts, as well as for the purchase of micronutrients for wheat.

The issue was discussed at a government meeting, the Turkmenistan State Agency reported.

At the current stage, seasonal field work is carried out in the country's regions and preparations for the spring sowing campaign continue.

Plowing, leveling and irrigation work are carried out on fields intended for sowing cotton and agricultural machinery is being repaired.