Spring field work began in southern regions of Kazakhstan

SHYMKENT. KAZINFORM - The spring field work began in southern regions of the country.

As it was informed, thanks to favorable weather conditions, the spring sowing campaign began in Makhtraaral district. "Over 2 thousand units of equipment are ready. 6 thousand tons of diesel fuel was allocated for the campaign already. Regional farmers were also provided fertilizers at preferential price of 34 thousand tenge per ton," the press service of the regional administration informs.

This year, the area for growing cotton was reduced by 9 thousand ha. It was decided to sow clover instead.

"About 12 bln tenge will be used for improvement of the irrigation system. We purchase equipment and modernize our households. Besides, 2 bln 900 mln tenge will be allocated for building of refrigerators," head of the district Serik Turbekov said.

The farmers of the district plan to continue to introduce the drip-irrigation systems.

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