The crop is harvested in the Staroyuryevsky district, in which 890 hectares are located for potatoes. Various varieties of it are grown here, including one that is used only for making chips.
In the Michurinsky district of the region in 2022, farmers planted 630 hectares of potato fields. In the Sosnovsky district, they plan to remove crops from 602 hectares, in Tambov – from 500 hectares. In total, this year, agricultural producers of the region have planted potatoes on almost 3.5 thousand hectares.
On July 7, agronomist Oktyabrina Ganichkina explained how to save the crop in hot weather. The expert said that in extreme heat, plants need more moisture, but in order not to harm, watering rules should be followed.