Tobacco to be planted on 300 ha area in Oguz


May 4, Fineko/abc.az. This year it is planned to increase the acreage of tobacco more than twice against 2019 and bring it up to 300 hectares.

ABC.AZ reports that in the current season tobacco, mainly variety ‘Virginia Botanist’, will be planted in the fields.

Tobacco growing agreements have been signed with 65 farmers. The farms have already started transplanting tobacco seedlings to the fields. Farmers have so far moved tobacco seedlings to more than 60 hectares.