Volga Baikal AGRO NEWS Update on the Corn Harvest !!!
In Kabardino-Balkaria, the corn grain harvest for the first time exceeded one million tons.
In Kabardino-Balkaria in 2021, for the first time, more than a million tons of corn grain were harvested. By the level of 2020, this figure is 104%.
Maize accounts for the main part of the grain and leguminous crop harvested in the republic – over 78%. Every year, corn for grain is sown on an area of 138-140 thousand hectares, while a steady increase in yield is noted.
Last year, an average of 72 centners of corn grain was harvested from one hectare in Kabardino-Balkaria, which is 3% more than the 2020 yield.
“The annual increase in irrigated areas, the use of high-quality seeds, the competent implementation of agrochemical measures – all this allows us to increase the yield of major crops, increase crop production and efficiently use land resources,” explained Khasan Sizhazhev, Minister of Agriculture of Kabardino-Balkaria.
Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation
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