President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov instructed Khyakim Dashoguz velayat Mammetu Bayramgulyevu complete the planting of potatoes and onions in the area until 15 March.
According to the state news agency TDH , the instruction was issued during the report of the regional head on the progress of seasonal agricultural work in the region. The head of state also "demanded that, within the established agrotechnical periods, we should take seasonal measures to care for wheat sprouting in the fields, to ensure readiness for sowing cotton for agricultural machinery and land, including their irrigation irrigation."
Recall that on February 21, Turkmenistan: the golden age reported that in some etraps of the Dashoguz velayat, the sown lands for planting potatoes were increased . According to the newspaper, "only in the region are planning to harvest about 48 thousand tons of crop and contribute to the provision of food abundance and the implementation of the program to import substitution."
In late January, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov instructed to grow more potatoes. On February 13, a story about the beginning of planting potatoes was shown on Turkmen state television.
On February 14, the Ministry of Agriculture of Kyrgyzstan reported that Turkmenistan was purchasing potatoes from them.
Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan