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Turkmenistan conducting seasonal agricultural campaigns

18 December 2017 17:26 (UTC+04:00)
Turkmenistan conducting seasonal agricultural campaigns

By Trend

A report on the conduct of seasonal agricultural campaigns was read out at the latest meeting of the Turkmen government, the Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper reported on December 18.

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov stressed the importance of an integrated approach to the implementation of state programs in the field of agriculture, increasing the production of grain, cotton and other crops.

The Turkmen president ordered to intensify work on introducing modern technologies and scientific achievements in various sectors of the agro-industry.

The total area of cultivated land is more than 500,000 hectares in the country.

In 2017, 1,050,000 tons of cotton has already been harvested, as planned.

It was reported in July that this year about one million tons of wheat were harvested in the country.


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