Farmers of Altai Krai have harvested more than 700 thousand tons of sugar beet
According to recent figures, Altai Krai has harvested sugar beet from an area of 15.3 thousand hectares. This is 66% of the harvesting area. Harvesting of beet-roots has reached 716 thousand tons.
The average yield of sugar beet exceeds last year's figure by 121 centners, it is 467 centners per hectare. In all history of sugar beet growing in the region it is a record, according to the Information Portal Doc22.
The only beet processing company beyond the Urals - Cheremnovsky Sugar Plant - has harvested more than 300 thousand tons of sugar beet. In fact, it processed 289.6 thousand tons, produced 41.3 thousand tons of sugar.