Turkmenistan’s Mary region plans to increase production potential

Turkmenistan Materials 11 June 2020 14:21 (UTC +04:00)
Turkmenistan’s Mary region plans to increase production potential

BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 11

By Jeila Aliyeva - Trend:

Turkmenistan’s Mary region should try to increase its production potential, as is noted in the recommendations given by country’s president, Trend reports with reference to Turkmenistan’s State News Agency.

The mentioned instructions were given during the working trip of President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to Mary region, in order to get acquainted with carried out agricultural work.

The president visited one of the plots of land, where Gosant wheat variety is planted on 25 hectares of land. According to the tenant, it is planned to harvest 40 quintals of grain from each hectare. The aforesaid variety corresponds to the local soil and climate conditions, and also has a high yield, as well as able to overcome the diseases.

The head of state asked about all stages of work carried out in the fields. The farmer spoke about the process of growing wheat, emphasizing that the state provides regular support in the purchase of modern equipment and aggregates, providing mineral fertilizers, high-quality seeds and chemicals for combating agricultural pests at discounted prices, and conducting timely payments for the products delivered.

The president also visited other plot of land at the same region, which is mostly specializing at vineyards, fruit orchards and vegetable crops located on 300 hectares of land. The mentioned farm has apple orchard that was laid in 2017.

The forage crops are also grown at the above-mentioned farm. For the construction of a livestock field, 10 hectares of land were allocated, where 300 heads of cattle are kept. It is planned to increase the number of animals to 750 by the end of the year.

The president noted that all the country’s transformation programs are aimed at ensuring high standards of living, which requires a detailed, comprehensive approach to their implementation.

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