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N Kazakhstan: Resource-saving technologies to be applied in sowing

Resource-saving technologies with zero and minimal tillage will be applied in North Kazakhstan region during a sowing season, first deputy Governor of the region Aidarbek Saparov said during the conference call.
North Kazakhstan25 April , 15:49

Aidarbek Saparov noted that in order to support the agricultural sector of the region in 2017, the state support in the form of subsidies in the amount of 43.9 billion tenge is envisaged, with growth of 39%.

"As part of the implementation of the instructions of the Head of State for the diversification of crops, this year the entire crop area will be 4,377,500 hectares. In order to increase the economic efficiency of agriculture, agricultural producers of the region in the cultivation of crops, in addition to traditional crops, use resource-saving technologies with zero and minimal tillage. According to the district departments of agriculture, the cultivation of crops by traditional technology accounted for 47%, at a minimum 42%, at zero 11%. For the harvest of 2018, it is planned to process the fumes on an area of ​​528.1 thousand hectares, fallow 1.3 million hectares", the first deputy Governor said.

He noted that the leadership of the districts together with the heads of farms should, at the optimal time, sow crops in the framework of diversification of crops, with an increase in the area of ​​oilseeds. At the same time, fully withstand the structure of sown areas.

"Maintenance of field works with combustive-lubricating materials and, first of all, with diesel fuel is of no small importance. The Government of Kazakhstan allocated 65,000 tons of diesel fuel for spring-field work at a price of 126 tenge per 1 liter. To date, there are 27.9 thousand tons of diesel fuel or 42% available", A. Saparov said.