Turkmen farmers fulfilled the state order for wheat production by 25% as of June 16, the Turkmen government said.
The wheat harvesting started on June 7 in four of five provinces of Turkmenistan. Some 400,000 tons of wheat have been harvested.
Some 1,600 tons of grain are planned to be collected from a 760,000-hectare area in Turkmenistan this year.
Turkmenistan obtained a special award by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations for achievements in ensuring food security. (Trend/Business World Magazine)