RUSSIA – One of Russia’s black soil regions is being singled out for major agricultural upheaval, with major arable and dairy progress already in evidence.
Russia’s agriculture ministry has reported higher crop and milk yields in the black soil region of Ulyanovsk, an area with high humus content chernozem soils.
The ministry has said grain and industrial crop average yields are at 35 tons per hectare with cows producing 7.7 tons of milk each in 2014.
Furthermore, grain processing capacity has been lifted from 20 to 75 tons per hour and 25 livestock buildings have been constructed with a total area of 25,000 square metres.
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