Lemon Growers Association to be established in Kashkadarya region

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January 30, 2018

Lemon Growers Association to be established in Kashkadarya region

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev visited multidisciplinary farm “Bakht” in Karshi district, where he got acquainted with economic projects that are being implemented in the region.

The “Bakht” farm, organized in 2001, has 278 hectares of land and is engaged in livestock, poultry, breeding horses, camels and rabbits. There is an intensive garden on 4 hectares and a greenhouse on 1 hectare. Last year, the farm procured 55 tons of meat, 355 tons of milk, 64 thousand eggs and other products. Meat and milk are processed in the farm itself, finished products are supplied to the domestic market.

The President gave recommendations on further increasing workplaces due to organization of additional processing lines.

Presentation of projects on production of food, organization of plantations of red pepper and ferula, pistachio and nut plantations, development of livestock, turkey and beekeeping, milk processing was held.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, getting acquainted with projects of harvesting seedlings in forestry and efficient use of forest fund lands, paid special attention to innovative development of the master’s graduate of Tashkent State Agrarian University Akbar Saidov, thanks to which 50 thousand one-year-old lemon seedlings were harvested on 4 hectares in 6 months, in Shakhrisabz district. These seedlings, grown on intensive technology, grow twice as fast as usual.

Limonology is one of the profitable industries. Its development will increase the competitiveness of our economy, create sources of additional income. In this regard, it is necessary to support this promising direction, to form an association of lemon growers in Kashkadarya region, said Shavkat Mirziyoyev. “Agrobank” will become the founder of the new association.

Plans on creating a cluster for processing wool and producing leather and shoe products, providing population with eggs and poultry meat, organizing a complex of light industry under LLC “Guzor Textile Impex”, cultivating medicinal plants on rainfed lands, producing yarn and knitted fabrics in Mirishkor district, were thoroughly considered.

President gave appropriate instructions on qualitative implementation of all projects.