Sunday, June 3, 2007

Agrarian Policy Ministry finds essential to resow 400,000 hectares in view of drought

The Agrarian Policy Ministry finds it as essential to resow 400,000 hectares of crops in view of drought, the Agrarian Policy Ministry's press service told.

As of May 23, agriculture enterprises have sawn 8.1 M. hectares with grain crop. In 2007 as many as 6,95 M, hectares were sawn with winter crops.

The Agrarian Policy Ministry predicted grain crop up to 38 M. tons in 2007. In 2006 grain crop amounted to 34.1 M. tons.