Wheat crops take up more than 700,000 hectares of agricultural areas in Turkmenistan.
Vegetation watering was carried out. Additional mineral fertilizing of soil will be done closer to spring.
Seeds of high-yield wheat were being used during the sowing.
Measures to protect winter crops against pests and diseases are being taken.
About 1 million tons of wheat was harvested in July 2017 in the country.
Earlier Turkmenistan has been awarded a special prize of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN for achievements in the food security sphere. (Trend/Business World Magazine)