Corn production cluster created in Kyrgyzstan

Source:  AKIpress

The meeting on development of cluster production with participation of farmers, cooperatives producing corn was held in the Ministry of Water Resources, Agriculture and Processing Industry.

Corn fields occupy 150,000 ha in total. The average yield makes around 60-70 centners from a hectare with up to 180 centners from a hectare in some districts.

The sample corn variety was exported to China in 2023. The respective agreements were signed.

The corn cluster was created at the meeting. The manager of the cluster was elected.

The goals of cluster production include increase of yield from 60 centners to 120 centners, introduction of drip irrigation, use of water-soluble fertilizers, resolution of logistical issues, development of export and introduction of deep processing of corn.

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