Belarusian agricultural workers have finished potato planting, BelTA reports, after receiving the news from the Agriculture and Food Ministry.
As of 17 May, spring crops were planted on the area of 1,966,900 hectares, which is 88.5% of the plan. Planting was done on 91.6% of the area in Vitebsk Oblast, 76.8% of the area in Gomel Oblast, and 96.1% in Grodno Oblast, 92.2% in Minsk Oblast, and 72.9% in Mogilev Oblast. Planting in Brest Oblast has been completed.
Belarusian agricultural workers continue planting vegetables (4,550 hectares, or 73.4%). Potatoes were planted on 21,100 hectares, or 102.2% of the target.