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Turkmenistan working to provide population with domestic agricultural products

Business Materials 22 February 2021 12:12
Turkmenistan working to provide population with domestic agricultural products

BAKU, Azerbaijan, February 22

By Jeila Aliyeva - Trend:

The necessary work is being carried out in Turkmenistan to provide the population with domestic vegetable and melon products, Trend reports, citing the State News Agency of Turkmenistan.

Fields are being processed and washed, and appropriate measures are being taken to provide cotton growers with seeds in the regions of Turkmenistan.

In addition, the regions continue to care for wheat, as well as fertilizing plants with mineral fertilizers and vegetation irrigation.

Currently, the sowing of potatoes, onions, and other types of vegetable crops in the regions of the country continues.

As reported, the state provides targeted support for the development of the agricultural sector in Turkmenistan. In particular, the entire production infrastructure of the agro-industrial sector is being re-equipped and modernized, the chemical industry is developing, and modern tractors, combines, and other equipment are being purchased.

The country has created special agricultural land funds for growing agricultural products from arable land. Thus, land plots for up to 99 years are allocated from these funds for use by joint-stock companies, farmers, other legal entities, and citizens of Turkmenistan.

Also, state purchase prices for wheat and cotton have been increased since 2019.

In addition, farmers, agricultural joint-stock companies and research institutes, farmers, private entrepreneurs, and other agricultural producers can take advantage of preferential bank loans, including for the purchase of special equipment.

At preferential prices, farmers receive mineral fertilizers, high-quality seeds, and chemical plant protection products.

Reportedly, agriculture in Turkmenistan is developing rapidly. It is one of the most important sectors of the country's economy. The main types of crops grown on the territory of Turkmenistan are wheat, cotton, rice, sugar beet, fodder, vegetable, and fruits.

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