Udmurtia, or the Udmurt Republic, is a federal subject of Russia within the Volga Federal District. This week, Udmurtia growers have begun harvesting their potatoes. This season, the harvest is expected to be no lower than last year's level, which is about 90,000 tons.
In Udmurtia, in the 2020 season, the potato crop is to be harvested from an area of 3,800 hectares. It is cultivated in 16 out of 25 rural areas of the republic. Potato growers from 8 regions have started harvesting today.
En.potatosystem.ru cites operational data saying that the harvesting was carried out on an area of 907 hectares, which is 23%. In total, 15,000 tons of tubers have been dug up.