Farmers of Turkmenistan’s Ahal velayat harvested vegetable crops from 3.28 thousand hectares of land last year.
Particularly, the farmers harvested potatoes from 1580 ha, onions from 600 ha, tomatoes from 495 ha, cucumbers from 45 ha, cabbage from 160 ha, carrots from 400 ha, thereby fullfilling the production target.
The number of greenhouses being built by entrepreneurs is also increasing in the Ahal velayat, from which thousands of tons of crops are harvested.
Modern greenhouses of the Röwşen-Rahym enterprise with an annual production capacity of 1000 tons of tomatoes and of the Ýigit economic society with an annual production capacity of 12.5 thousand tons of tomatoes appeared in the velayat’s Kaka etrap last year.
Turkmen entrepreneurs building export potential sold tomatoes worth more than $17.5 million and over $2.7 million worth of vegetables and melons to international markets last year.