On June 11th, the farmers of Balkan region began the wheat harvesting campaign in an organized manner. A consultation meeting was held at Balkan Velayat Khyakimlik to mark the start of the grain harvest. The issues related to the successful implementation of agricultural reforms in the region, high-quality and timely harvesting of wheat crop, ensuring uninterrupted operation of machinery day and night, and other issues related to the responsible season were discussed. A visit to the velayat’s museum of history and local lore in Balkanabat just before the wheat harvesting campaign was also impressive. The continuation of the events coincided with the blessing of the harvesting within Turkmenistan Farmers' Association of Bereket district. Here the noble tradition was followed and the wheat harvesting campaign was blessed with the participation of the honored elders.
Then powerful combine harvesters harmoniously entered the campaign. As a result of the efforts of the machine-operators, the first tons of wheat crop were produced in a short period of time. By the way, the leaseholders from Balkan velayat have worked hard in the Year Turkmenistan - the Homeland of Peace and Trust to grow abundant harvest of wheat. Speeches and performances of cultural and art workers of the region on the occasion of the beginning of the grain harvest were given there as well. Songs performed there glorified the prosperous epoch of the powerful state, the year "Turkmenistan – the Homeland of Peace and Trust", great undertakings of our esteemed President, and the brave ancestors. Exhibitions of the products of processing industry of agricultural sector of the region were also arranged at the venue of holding the ceremony. During the ceremony, a working meeting was held with the participation of relevant specialists of the agricultural sector of the region and representatives of the fire-fighting unit of velayat police department, during which important targets and urgent measures to be taken were discussed.
It was even more gratifying that the first tons of white wheat were sent to the grain reception points in Serdar district by a decorated caravan of vehicles. The caravan was greeted with song-musical performances at the grain reception point. During the event, which was held with great joy, it was proudly spoken about the great historical reforms taking place across the country, including Balkan region, and great achievements gained under the wise leadership of the Turkmen leader. Culture and art workers of Balkan region performed with song-musical compositions at the ceremony. They glorified the noble undertakings of the national leader, the progress of Homeland, and white wheat.
Participants in the ceremony also had the opportunity to observe the industrial processing of the blessed grain crop, the preparation of high-quality flour, and bread and bakery products. It is even more interesting to note that the landowners of Balkan velayat also organized the work of removing the wheat straws from the fields and immediate plowing of the vacant lands.
In Dashoguz region, a velayat’s council meeting was held to mark the start of wheat harvesting campaign of the year "Turkmenistan - the homeland of peace and trust". During the meeting, issues related to the organization of the wheat harvest were discussed. Participants in the event expressed their sincere gratitude to the National Leader for his constant concern for the rural workers. A meeting between the Turkmen Agricultural Institute in Dashoguz and the Turkmen Agricultural University held via Space Bridge was also marked by its effectiveness.
The visit of the leading grain growers, machine operators, as well as the youth to the Museum of History and Local Lore of Dashoguz region on the occasion of the introduction of the grain harvest was also impressive. They then made an excursion to the fortress «Yzmykshir» located in the territory of Gorogly district.
The grain harvest started with the good wishes of the older generation within the Magtymguly Farmers’ Association of Gorogly district of the velayat. High-performance grain harvesters then started with kind wishes. Inspired by the constant support provided by the Esteemed President, the grain growers of Dashoguz velayat have managed to grow a rich crop in all wheat fields. As part of the ceremony, an exhibition of products of the agro-industrial complex of the country was organized. The exhibition displayed our national values, products related to different eras, works of fine arts, books and other exhibits.
An awareness-raising event on the need to comply with fire and traffic safety rules took place with the participation of the fire safety and traffic police departments of Dashoguz. Performances given by the regions cultural and art figures on launching the grain harvesting campaign further boosted the spirit of the ceremony participants. The speakers glorified our independent permanently neutral country, white wheat, the prosperous epoch of the powerful state and the great work of our Esteemed President.
White wheat loaded trucks arrived at the grain processing plant in Gorogly district. The elevators and storing facilities available in the region have all the capacities for uninterrupted grain reception. This will allow the wheat to be harvested in a timely manner and stored in a required manner. The cultural events dedicated to the delivery of the first tons of white wheat to the grain-receiving units were memorable. The performances given by cultural workers filled with spiritual pleasure those attending the ceremony. The processing of the wheat crop at the grain production enterprise of Gorogly district and the production of high quality white flour impressed the ceremony participants. It is even more noticeable that straw collecting and plowing work are being carried out in a coordinated manner in the wheat harvest areas.