ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, Jan. 22
By Huseyn Hasanov– Trend:
Turkmenistan exported 75 tons of sorghum via the Diyarbekir customs of the Dashoguz region of the country to Uzbekistan, Trend reports referring to the Turkmen State Customs Service.
The Uzbek Xorazm Baliq Sanoat Argo company became the recipient of this grain crop, and the Turkmen Kanagatly Dayhan company, based in the Ruhubelent settlement of the Turkmenbashi district of the Dashoguz region of Turkmenistan, was the sender.
Large-scale work is underway in the Dashoguz region on the cultivation and export of agricultural products.
Sorghum has many species including sweet sorghum, which is used in the confectionery industry, grain sorghum that is cultivated to obtain flour, and lemon sorghum, which after processing becomes a unique seasoning, are distinguished. Grassy varieties are grown to feed livestock.
Last year, over 1.6 million tons of food grain were harvested in Turkmenistan. This year, it is planned to collect 1.4 million tons of grain from 690,000 hectares of land.