Giant sugar beet have been grown in Volyn region


«Gorodyshche» LLC cultivates the largest sugar beet area in Volyn region. Roots of breeding varieties have a mass of over 2 kg, and before harvesting, their weight is forecasted to reach 4 kg.

It is reported by VolynPost.

The huge sugar beet fields spread not far from the village of Gorodyshche in Lutsk district where 180 hectares have been planted with «Akatsiya» variety. The weight of beet roots reaches 1,9-2,2 kg, and the root crop will be growing for more than 2 months.

According to the head of «Gorodyshche» LLC Anatoliy Nykonyuk, before the harvesting begins, the weight of the beet roots will reach about 3 kg.

«When I began to grow sugar beet, 120 hired people worked in the field. There are no people here now. I have my own the only in the region combines, which dig beet» — said Anatoliy Nykonyuk. Also, the company has its own loaders, so in harvesting season, the enterprise does not depend on the transport of sugar refinery.

The company has 560 ha of sugar beet sown area. Agrarian says, hot summer and heavy rains have contributed to the sugar beet growth.

«The weight of more than 2 kg is increadible, and the beet continue to grow. We should be proud of the harvests that our land gives to us», — the head of the Regional State Administration said after the field inspection.


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