Akhal region has successfully implemented its annual cotton production plan as the khyakim of the region Serdar Berdimuhamedov informed on it during the video conference held by the president of Turkmenistan on Friday.
The cotton growers of the region were obliged to produce 207 thousand tons of “white gold» and were the first to cope with the task in the country. In total this year 550 thousand hectares of land were sown under cotton in Turkmenistan and from which it was planned to gather 1 million 50 thousand tons of “white gold».
Cultivation of this crop in 2019 for the first time was started also by private manufacturers of agricultural products.
As the head of region told, the hard work on cotton gathering which has remained in fields is now conducted.
In the course of the cotton harvesting campaign the modern agricultural machinery, including harvest combines and other specialised cars have been involved.