Bishkek, Feb. 19, 2018 / Kabar/. Wheat crops take up more than 700,000 hectares of agricultural areas in Turkmenistan, local newspaper Vatan reported.
The report said vegetational watering was carried out. Additional mineral fertilizing of soil will be done closer to spring.
Seeds of high-yield wheat were being used during the sowing.
Measures to protect winter crops against pests and diseases are being taken.
About one million tons of wheat was harvested in July 2017 in the country.
Earlier, Turkmenistan had been awarded a special prize of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN for achievements in the food security sphere.