The suburbs will start the season late due to the cold strawberries

The harvest of strawberries will start in the Moscow region on June 26. This was reported by the regional Ministry of agriculture and food on its website on Friday, June 24.

“Cold, rainy summer slightly delayed the date. But agronomists claim that heavy rains berry went only benefit. Late, but we still expect a good harvest,” — are reported words of the Minister Andrey Razin.

In Moscow hope that the crop of berries will reach thousands of tons. Razin also emphasizes that the suburban strawberries even more expensive to import, but is completely free from nitrates.

In the Ministry promised that it will be on the shelves in the capital region next week.

In late may, the Director of the suburban agricultural enterprise “Sovkhoz imeni Lenina” Pavel Grudinin, told the TV channel “360” that strawberries will be on the shelves later than usual because of the weather, including the may frost.