The region is preparing for spring field work. The farms continue to repair and maintain agricultural machinery, actively purchase mineral fertilizers, the press service of the regional Ministry of Agriculture reports.
Carrying out early spring nitrogen fertilization is predicted on an area of 1558.8 thousand hectares, foliar fertilizing to improve grain quality – on an area of 404.8 thousand hectares.
— Based on the monitoring results, a plan was drawn up for the purchase of mineral fertilizers by agricultural producers in the first half of this year. The need for them for spring field work is about 337 thousand tons in physical weight, – noted the First Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Stavropol Territory Elena Tambovtseva.