In the Zagatala region, work is underway to build new hazelnuts. In the spring of 2018, 352 hectares will be planted in the district and 520 hectares in the autumn, the total area of the existing hazelnut gardens will reach 19,323 hectares. There are 10,571 hectares of these gardens.
This was reported by the department of analysis and forecasting of social and economic development of the district executive power.
By the end of this year, it is planned to plant new hazelnuts on an area of 480 hectares.
It should be noted that this year more than 15,000 tons of products were delivered from the district’s orchards. Hazelnut production increased by 1600 tons compared to the previous year.