The government of Moscow region reported on the start of the sowing campaign

About 40 percent of the area planted to date in the suburbs, said the Minister of agriculture and food of the region Andrei Razin. His words are on website the regional government on Wednesday, may 16.

“this year, we later found out in the field due to weather conditions, it’s 25-26 April, almost 10 days we lost. At the moment the temp dialed all the farms provided the necessary materials, seeds,” said Razin.

He added that the pace has recruited and compared with a sowing last year. “We still have a couple of weeks, I think that the plans this year will be performed, plus 40 thousand hectares of total cultivated area in our region, we must add,” said the Minister.

Earlier Wednesday, the Governor of the Moscow region Andrei Vorobyov with a working visit, visited Zaraysk, where he checked the progress of sowing campaign and met with farmers. He noted that agriculture is a priority direction in the development of the economy of the region.