BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 16. Preparations for the wheat harvest have begun in all regions of Turkmenistan, Trend reports citing Orient news.
This was announced by Deputy Prime Minister for the agro-industrial complex of Turkmenistan Esenmyrat Orazgeldiyev to the head of state Serdar Berdimuhamedov at a government meeting.
According to him, currently, 154 warehouses are undergoing inspections of weighing, storage, and laboratory facilities.
More than 2,000 harvesters and 4,000 machine operators working in two shifts will be involved in harvesting. Furthermore, more than 9,800 trucks have been allocated for the transportation of grain from the fields, Orazgeldiyev said.
Agriculture in Turkmenistan is developing rapidly. This is one of the most important sectors of the economy of Turkmenistan. The main types of agricultural crops grown on the territory of Turkmenistan are wheat, cotton, rice, sugar beet, fodder, vegetable, melon, fruit, and berry crops.