Harvesting completes with abundant yieldsEconomy
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Harvesting has completed nationwide, cropping 409.6 thousand tons of wheat, 160.9 thousand tons of potato, 93.6 thousand tons of vegetables, 117.8 thousand tons of fodder plants and 19.3 thousand tons of oil plants.
Compared with the previous year, increases were shown in wheat by 172.6 thousand tons, potato by 44.5 thousand tons, vegetables by 14.5 thousand tons, fodder plants by 57.3 thousand tons and oil plants by 7.2 thousand tons respectively.
This year’s yield has made it able to entirely provide domestic needs of wheat and potato.
Last spring, Government resolved to establish farming areas which cover territories of 113 baghs /the smallest administrative unit/ of 60 soums of seven aimags and is now adhering to a policy of seed improvement and technical modernization and to enlarging irrigated fields.