The Minister of Agriculture of the RA visited Martuni region
On April 22 Minister of Agriculture of the RA Norayr Musayelyan accompanied by Deputy Minister Vilen Avetisyan visited Martuni region to get acquainted with the state of autumn fields.
The Minister and V. Avetisyan met with the head of the administration of the Martuni region E. Avanesyan, his deputy M. Zargaryan and the head of the rural department R. Vanyan. During the meeting with the need for timely sowing in accordance with agrarian legislation was discussed, the conditions and expediency of the programs operating by the ministry were discussed.
Then the minister accompanied by above mentioned persons, visited the fields of winter grains located in the administrative territories of the communities of Martuni, Berdashen, Ashan to monitor the state of crops.
On most of the fields there was a need for rodent control, which will be organized by order of the head of the district administration in the near future.
According to the deputy minister and the head of the rural department, the state of crops can be characterized as satisfactory, in some places sufficient, and in some places unsatisfactory. The latter is due primarily to the violation of agro technical rules of cultivation, then unfavorable climatic conditions.
The Minister also visited the reservoir under construction in the administrative district of the Berdashen community, in the border zone, intended for intensive irrigation of the gardens laid here.