Our people are our pride! Alla Proskurnya, chief agronomist of the AF "Im. Chkalova", told the team of Agro Forwarders of "Latifundist" about the technology of growing sunflower at the AF "Im. Chkalova".
Alla Proskurnya said that the enterprise processes 1.5 thousand hectares. For 13 years as she works in the agricultural company, they grew the whole set of crops: winter wheat, peas, barley, soybeans, corn, millet, buckwheat. But according to the market trends some cultures had to be abandoned. This year the company grew 500 hectares of sunflower, 170 hectares of winter rapeseed, 220 hectares of winter wheat, 130 hectares of corn, and 120 hectares of corn for silage, because the enterprise has 800 heads of cattle. Considering the prevailing weather conditions, this year's yield is at an average level. Thus, winter rape yielded 3 tons per hectare, winter wheat - 4 tons per hectare. Sunflower collected on a part of the fields, so far it is around 2 tons /ha. time will tell what will be the average yield after harvesting will be finished.
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