AFG National increased potato yield
AFG National started to harvesting early potato in Nizhny Novgorod Region, with an average yield of 600 average yield of 600 centners per 1 ha. By comparison, the average potato yield in the industrial sector in Russia is 230 centners per 1 ha, in Nizhny Novgorod Region – 273 centners.
‘It is important that the potato market appearance is also at its best: the dimensions of tuber crops meet the requirements of market chains. High yields and quality have been achieved through the use of irrigation. Since early potatoes are in great demand, they are, as a rule, not stored, instead they are sold right away: they are washed, packed, and sent to retail chains,’ said Valery Maslanov, director of AFG National NN.
In the Nizhny Novgorod Region, AFG National grows potatoes and open-field vegetables. AFG National has supplied more than 4 thousand ha. of local lands with irrigation for 4 years.