DOLGOVGROUP AGRICULTURAL HOLDING COMPANY IS PREPARING FOR SOWING CAMPAIGN 2020
More than 20.5 thousand hectares of land will be sown in spring crops this season on the fields of the holding company. The total number of sown seeds will be two thousand tons.
The holding company grows wheat, rape, barley, rye, and corn. Among the main grain crops are corn crops, an integrated approach to the cultivation of which makes it possible to annually increase its yields and areas in crop rotation. Thus, over three years, the sown area of corn was almost doubled: from 5991 hectares in 2017 to 12900 hectares - in 2019.
At present time the holding company has formed the structure of sown areas, prepared work plans for sowing, developed programs for the production of crop products, and the procurement of fertilizers and plant protection products is nearing completion.
In addition, 32.3 thousand hectares were sown in autumn 2019 with winter crops. Their treatment from pests and diseases, as well as their additional fertilization with necessary nutrients will be held in spring. Last year the well-known supplier - the Acron group - provided for these purposes the supply of 26 thousand tons of mineral fertilizers. This year this amount has been increased to 30.7 thousand tons.
The machine and tractor fleet of DolgovGroup, which consists of 123 tractors and 48 latest-generation combines, is ready for spring field work. All equipment is provided with precision farming elements: this is an autopilot, a variable rate technology, a documentation and mapping of the work performed, which will allow carrying out field work efficiently and on time.