1.2 trillion RUB have been channelled to support agriculture over the last 6 years


Over 1.2 trillion RUB have been channelled from the federal budget to support agro-industrial complex, said Dmitry Medvedev, Prime Minister in an annual address at the State Duma. According to him, it is through state support the production of food grew 20% since 2012, record harvests are noted, the dependence of import decreased. “This remarkable… Подробнее

242bn RUB will be channelled to support Russian agriculture in 2018


“Since 2000 export of farming produce has grown 15-fold and amounted to 20bn RUB in 2017”, announced Ivan Lebedev, Deputy Minister of Agriculture. He summarized the results of 2017 farmer’s year and informed about state measures aimed at supporting agriculture. This year the agriculture industry will be bolstered with 242bn RUB. Mr. Lebedev informed about… Подробнее

Stavropol to become the leader of greenhouse vegetable production by 2020


Within 5 years Stavropol increased the production of greenhouse vegetables threefold – up to 65,3k tonnes. Regional government plans to occupy the leading positions in the production of greenhouse vegetables with 300 ha of greenhouses to be constructed before 2020. To date, the greenhouse area is 189 ha, this year the area will be increased… Подробнее

Vladimir Putin draws attention to growth in agriculture sector


According to the Russian President, who delivered a speech before signing the general contract between Russian government, labour union, and employers for 2018-2020, the period of recession has passed. Economic sectors, including Russian agro-industrial complex are on the rise. It should be maintained and the economy is to be driven to sustainable growth path to… Подробнее

Russia increased greenhouse vegetable yield by 17%


A total of 952.6k tonnes of greenhouse vegetables were harvested in Russia in 2017, illustrating 17% growth compared with last year´s figures, informs the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia. “In 2017, gross greenhouse vegetables yield totalled 952.6k tonnes. That is 17% more than in 2016 (813.6k tonnes) and 34.1% more than in 2015 (709.8 k… Подробнее

37 previously selected AIC projects will obtain additional fund


In 2018, 37 previously selected AIC projects will obtain additional financing, informs the Ministry of Agriculture with the reference to the director of economics and AIC state support department Natalia Chernetsova. The support scheme issues were discussed on 21 December at the meeting of the committee for AIC lending issues. Jambulat Khatuov, Deputy Minister of… Подробнее

Over 200 bn RUB were invested in vegetable store houses in Moscow suburbs


The fund was attracted to reconstruct agricultural facilities in the region in 2017. That was reported by “360” TV channel with the reference to the regional head of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Andrey Razin. According to Mr. Razin, a total of 209.9bn RUB were raised for the reconstruction of 10 vegetable store houses…. Подробнее

Aquaponic cultivation to start in Kazakhstan


At a business forum in Warsaw, an important agreement has been concluded. A new innovative method of growing strawberries will be introduced in Kazakhstan. A pilot project on the introduction of modern technologies will be implemented in the Aktobe region. To begin with, the strawberries will be planted on the territory of one hectare. Later… Подробнее

New greenhouse complex is under construction in Dagestan


A new greenhouse complex in the Karabudakhkentsky district covering the area of 3.6 ha will be built with the support of investments, informs Dagestan News Agency. The complex is located in Gurey Tyuz land plot in Karabudakhkent village. The first harvest will be picked in winter-autumn. On 22 November Makhmud Amiraliyev (District Head), his First… Подробнее

Supplementary lighting is required to ensure recoupment


Significant fund was invested in the production of tomatoes for the last three years. Turkish tomatoes will affect the profitability of new facilities, says Alexey Konovalov, head of Teplitsy Kubani Association. “We have big market players who invested heavily in the construction of greenhouse complexes. Growth rate is 150-200 ha annually. “Sanctions facilitated the construction… Подробнее