MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The most large-scale work is being carried out to harvest potatoes. IK-1 is engaged in growing potatoes and supplying them under the state contract. 18 convicts from the colony-settlement area at IK-1 were involved in the harvesting campaign.
The total sown area of potatoes this year was 75 hectares. The planned harvest of potatoes is 1,700 tons. The produced potatoes will be used to feed the convicts not only fresh, but also pickled, for which it is planned to pickle at least 350 tons.
To date, 1,200 tons of potatoes have already been harvested. Work in the fields is scheduled to be completed by October 20.
Press service of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia for the Orenburg Region
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