Crimean agrarians harvested the first few tons of garden strawberries in greenhouses
Crimean farmers harvested about 2 tons of garden strawberries in closed ground. This was announced by the Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Crimea Andrey Savchuk. According to him, last year, agricultural producers in the open and protected ground collected 1.5 thousand tons of berry products, of which about 800 tons of garden strawberries.
According to the district administrations, garden strawberries in Crimea are grown by about 30 agricultural enterprises in closed ground and more than 40 enterprises in open ground. These are mainly winter-hardy, drought-resistant varieties with good yields that can withstand the heat: Clery, Honey, Elsanta, Murano, Festivalnaya, Malvina, Alba, Cabrillo. They feel quite comfortable in our climate zone, adapted to the conditions of the Crimea.
In addition, they have proven themselves very well both among our farmers and in the Crimean and Russian markets. The plans of farmers this year to harvest not less than last year. At the moment, in the greenhouses of agricultural producers, the berry grows on an area of 26 hectares, in the open field it occupies more than 85 hectares, which is respectively 33 and 36 percent more than in the same period last year.Andrey Savchuk commented.
The head of the Crimean Ministry of Agriculture also noted that the largest areas of this crop grow in the fields of Bakhchisarai, Dzhankoy, Krasnogvardeisky Leninsky, Nizhnegorsky districts. There are such large producers of strawberries in the republic as Kholmovskaya Sweet Strawberry LLC, Crimean Vegetable Factory LLC, Nectarine K (F)H, Yagodnaya Polyana LLC.
Now the harvesting of garden strawberries is carried out in the Bakhchisaray district. Kholmovskaya Sweet Strawberry LLC is the first company to start harvesting the first crop this year. Employees have already collected about 2 tons of berries. Here, on 10 hectares, the Clery variety is grown. The farm employs about 30 workers. During the harvesting season, additional strength is attracted. This company is actively developing. Ref containers for cooling berries after the heat have already been put into operation, amenity premises are being built. Warehouses for storing equipment and machinery will soon be erectedthe minister said.
Photos and materials: press service of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Crimea.
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