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По мнению экспертов мелиорация является одной из опорных точек в развитии краевого агропромышленного комплекса. Напомним, за последние пять лет в крае построили и реконструировали более 29 тысяч гектаров орошаемых земель. Поэтому в 2019 году на Ставрополье появится еще десять 10 тысяч таких гектаров. На эти цели в рамках двух программ – «Развитие мелиорации земель сельскохозяйственного…

New grain exporters’ union established in Russia

The largest traders of the Russian grain market announced the establishing of a new union of grain exporters. According to the press-release Eduard Zernin, Deputy General Director of United Grain Company, will become the CEO of the union. Four companies – Aston, Glenkor Agro MZK, OZK-Yug, Trade House RIF – signed the memorandum on the…

Stavropol region plans to triple agriculture export up to 1b dollars before 2024

The authorities of the Stavropol region are planning to triple agriculture export up to 1b dollars, as informed by the Head of the region, Mr Vladimirov. “As for the agriculture: we have a goal and we are planning to triple export up to 1b dollars, while current export rate equals about 300m dollars”, said Mr…

Russian Ministry of Agriculture supported additional risk insurance programme for protected ground vegetables growing

“National Union of Agriculture Insurers with the Association Greenhouses of Russia will conduct the analysis of correspondence of the harvest insurance with state support to the peculiarities of protected ground vegetables farming. The measure should encourage expansion of insurance tools by greenhouse farms”, stated Korney Bizhdov, the President of the National Union of Agriculture Insurers….

Agriculture production growth by 1.3% in 2019 – the Ministry of Economic Development

The Ministry of Economic Development publish the predictions for 2022, approved by the Government. According to the document, the growth of agriculture in Russia in 2019 will amount 1.3% in comparison with 2018, food production will increase by 3.7%. According to the Federal State Statistics Service, agriculture in 2018 declined by 0.6%, food production grew…

Greenhouse vegetables production in Stavropol quadrupled for 5 years

Such dynamics was reached owing to the support of the regional authorities. Protected ground vegetables output in 2013 comprised 20k tonnes while in 2018 it equalled more than 86 k tonnes it is more than in 2017 by 1/3. The Stavropol region takes the 2nd place in Russia by the yield of greenhouse vegetables and…

Stavropol region authorities asked Ministry of Agriculture to support greenhouse complexes of the region

The Governor of the Stavropol region informed about the slowdown in the greenhouse complexes industry. He told about the necessity to keep existing and implement new measures of support for agrarians. “Negative factors for the industry development are the following: increase of tariffs for tomatoes import, reduction of state support. We ask to consider our…

Governor of Stavropol region offered new measures of support for agriculture

The final collegiate organ meeting of the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia took place in Moscow. The meeting covered the outcomes of 2018 and goals for the new period of time. The Governor of the Stavropol region, Vladimir Vladimirov took part in the meeting. The Governor pointed out that the region is economically stable. In…

By 2024 Russian agriculture will attract twice more investment

The Ministry of Agriculture is working on the plan of agricultural development of the country, according to which the industry will attract twice more investment in five years. Oksana Lut and Elena Fastova, Deputy Ministers of Agriculture, conducted a meeting with the representatives of agricultural businesses, statesman from the agricultural sector and the Ministry of…

Efko will invest 10 b roubles in the construction of oil, oil cakes and seed cakes transhipment terminal construction

One of the major players at the fat-and-oil market – Efko company – is planning to invest 10b roubles in the construction of universal deep-water terminal for agricultural products transhipment (oil, oil cakes, seed cakes) in Taman. As informed by Evgeniy Lyaschenko, General Director of Efko. The group is about to start construction in 2020….

Four for 15 billion: several greenhouse complexes will be launched in Stavropol region

Ministry of Agriculture of the Stavropol region announced commissioning of four large greenhouses. They are Dolina Solntsa, Solnechny Kislovodsk, Vostochny and Solnechny Dar. The greenhouses will occupy the area of 70 ha. Launch of these facilities will increase greenhouse vegetables production in the region by 44k tonnes. The Ministry specifies that total investment in the…

1.7 b roubles allocated to support farmers in Stavropol region

The Stavropol region will receive 1.7 b roubles to finance agricultural investment loans. The corresponding agreement was conducted by the regional Government and the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation. The Federal budget allocated more than 1b roubles, 540 m roubles more were provided from the regional treasury owing to the support of Vladimir…

Three leading regions of the North-Caucasian Federal District in orchards establishing rate in Russia

The Ministry of Agriculture of Russia announced the list of the regions leaders in the gardens establishing. In 2018 the leading positions were taken by the three regions of the North-Caucasian federal district: Kabardino-Balkaria, Chechnya and Dagestan. Besides the enumerated regions there are the Krasnodar region and the Belgorod region among the leaders. According to…

Greenhouse vegetables production increased by 7% in Stavropol region

From the beginning of the year greenhouse complexes of the Stavropol region produced 10k tonnes of vegetables which is 7% higher than the same index of the previous year, as informed the report on the Governor’s website. Besides the report mentions that, 300k ha of plantations were sowed, that is 30% of the planned volume….

Turkey farm construction in Stavropol region in 2019

Vladimir Sitnikov, the Minister of Agriculture of the Stavropol region, visited the Novoaleksandrovsk district. He inspected several agricultural facilities. The first one was a turkey farm. Agro-Plus, the investor (general Director Andrey Alchakov) is implementing a project on the construction of a cutting edge turkey fattening facility with the production capacity of 4100 tonnes of…

Initiator of greenhouse complex construction for 2.9 b roubles became territory of advanced development resident in the Irkutsk region

The Ministry of economic development of the Russian Federation included company Greenhouse Complex Sayanskiy in the list of residents of the territory of advanced development in Sayansk (the Irkutsk region). The company has a project on a greenhouse complex construction. The press-centre of the Irkutsk region announced, “The corresponding record was made in the registry…

Agricultural complexes of the Stavropol region are participating in the renovation programme of the South Federal District and North Caucasian Federal District

The Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation initiated a video conference on the purchase of agricultural equipment in the South Federal District and North Caucasian Federal District. The meeting was held by Dzhambulat Khatuov, First Deputy Minister. The representatives of the Stavropol region took part in the meeting as well. It was announced at…

Vegetables production increased by 7% Stavropol

According to the regional Ministry of Agriculture, by March 25 9.2k tonnes of apples were produced in the Stavropol region. This is 7% more than a year before. 74% is the share of tomatoes, 26% – cucumbers and lettuce. Average yield increased as well: in 2018 it comprised 46 kg/sq m, to date it reached…

Russian Ministry of Agriculture sets the goal to keep leading position in wheat export

According to TASS, Oksana Lut, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, remarks that Russia should keep the world leadership in wheat export. “We take the leading position in wheat export and our task is to keep and strengthen it”, she said. Oksana Lut notices that grain is one of the major items of the Russian export potential….

Large greenhouse complex for 12.6 b roubles will be launched at Kuban

A new greenhouse complex will be constructed in Tikhoretsk district. Total area comprises 60 ha. According to the Deputy Governor, new complex will allow to increase the volume of greenhouse vegetables production significantly. The press centre of the regional Ministry of Agriculture informs that from the beginning of the year 3.2 thousand tonnes of greenhouse…

14 investment projects are planned for implementation in Georgievsk municipality of the Stavropol region

14 investment projects with the total cost of 6 b 324 m 436 th roubles are planned for implementation in Georgievsk municipality. The projects include three gardens establishing by the companies Interinvest, Novozavedenskoye and agroindustrial enterprise Rassvet, one vineyard establishing by Kardinal-Agro and one project on fruit storage construction by Interinvest. Two more projects are…

Stavropol investors will be exempted from property taxes for five years

According to the press centre of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Stavropol Region, there are tax advantages for the initiators of investment projects with total investment amount of more than 300 mln. Oleg Yurchenko, Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Region, underlines that the advantage is provided for no more than five years from…

One of the largest greenhouse plants in the South will be constructed in Ingushetia

New greenhouse complex with the area of 20 ha will be constructed in Sunzha district of Ingushetia. The complex is aimed at perennial vegetables growing, it will operate based on the technology with the utility of grow trays with nonground (coconut) support medium and supply of nutritious solution by a computerized system. The greenhouse complex…

Stavropol agriculture received 38 bln RUB of investments in recent five years

Nikolay Velikdan, First Deputy Chairman of the Regional Government, noticed that the industry demonstrated a significant growth in almost all sectors due to the active state support. The major success was achieved in protected ground vegetables production. Greenhouse vegetables production has increased 4 times in recent 5 years. The region takes the second place by…

Second tomatoes processing plant is to be constructed in Astrakhan region for 6 bln roubles

The second tomatoes processing plant in the region will be constructed in Enotaevka district of Astrakhan region, according to the information from the Governor’s press centre. “Social-economic development strategy of Astrakhan region up to 2035 will include the construction of tomatoes processing plant in Enotaevka district. Plant capacity is about 50 000 tons of tomato…

Premium Tula greenhouse complex opening in Rostov Region was postponed to 2019

Konstantin Rychalovskiy, Minister of Agriculture of the region, says that Premium Tula greenhouse complex opening in Rostov region was postponed again. “The construction will be completed in 2019. Now it is 98% ready”, he mentioned. Earlier Rostov RBC informed that the complex would be put into operation in August 2018. However, the launch was delayed…

Fish-breeding ponds construction and rehabilitation will be supported in Stavropol region in 2019

Regional Ministry of Agriculture has already been developing the order of agricultural producers subsidising. Artificial fish-breeding ponds construction and rehabilitation will be funded in Stavropol region in 2019. Regional Ministry of Agriculture is developing the order of local agricultural producers subsidising for the partial refurbishment of the expenditures on construction, rehabilitation and fish-breeding ponds technical…

250 agreements with export- oriented companies will be concluded by Government in 2019

The Government will conclude 250 agreements about the state support with export-oriented companies in 2019. The information was provided by Anton Siluanov, First Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Finance, at the meeting of Vladimir Putin with the Government. “Already in 2019, we are going to conclude more than 250 agreements within the project (“International Cooperation…

Stavropol plans to complete 10 agricultural projects implementation for 22 bln RUB in 2019

According to the Regional Ministry of Agriculture press service, 10 projects implementation with total cost of 21.9 bln RUB and creation of 1500 work places are planned for the current year. The projects included 3 greenhouse complexes: Solnechniy Dar (2nd phase), Greenhouse Vostochny and Sun Valley (2nd phase) with total area of 60 ha, Agro…

Russia and Uzbekistan increased agricultural production turnover by 20% in 2018

Last year Russia and Uzbekistan increased agricultural products turnover by 20%, up to $555 mln. Dmitry Patrushev, Minister of Agriculture, provided this data within the business meeting in Moscow with Zhamshid Khodzhaev, the Head of Agricultural Department of Uzbekistan. Meanwhile export of Russian products grew by 15%, up to $355 mln. Almost 40% of supplies…

Poultry meat export increased 6 times in Stavropol region

Implementation of advanced technologies in nutrition, maintenance, automatization, computerisation of all production processes and utility of highly productive distributing frames allowed to increase poultry meat production six times in 10 years period in agricultural enterprises. Group of Companies Resource provides supplies to almost thirty countries in West Africa and South East Asia. Aleksey Rudenko, First…

Ministry of agriculture: agricultural export structure should consider foreign consumption peculiarities

According to Sergey Levin, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, the Russian Federation Ministry of Agriculture considers it necessary to change agricultural export structure in accordance with foreign markets consumption peculiarities. “Foreign markets have different food patterns and customers’ demand thus they need different products which we have not been producing for the domestic market before. It…

Belaya Dacha will construct the second phase of lettuce growing greenhouse complex

VTB Bank provided greenhouse facility Sun Valley, a member of Belaya Dacha Group, with 900 mln RUB of financing for 7 years period within the programme of preferential agricultural loans of the Russian Federation Ministry of Agriculture. Loan will be allocated to the second phase construction of vegetables and lettuce cultures greenhouse complex on the…

4.2 tln RUB will be allocated to agriculture development by the Government

The Russian Government approved prolongation up to 2025 of the State Support Programme of Agriculture Development and Regulation of Markets for Agricultural Products, Feedstocks and Supplies. The information is provided by the Government press service. In the period of 2021-2025 4.2 tln RUB will be transferred for the Programme implementation. The financing increased from 297…

Investors are planning to put up 28 bln RUB in Stavropol agriculture

Large projects implementation is continuing in the region and new investors are entering Stavropol. Most of them are federal level companies. Particularly AGRIKO holding is building meat processing plant with capacity of 60.5 tons of meat per day nearby Minvody. It is located based on Stavropol agricultural park. The construction of poultry breeding farm of…

Agricultural Complex Volzhskiy doubled the square of advanced greenhouses

According to the regional authorities, Agricultural Complex Volzhskiy will start construction of the second phase of the 5th generation greenhouse complex on the square of 5.2 ha in Sredneakhtubinsk district of Volgograd region in 2019. Implementation of advanced technologies allows the complex to reduce tomatoes ripening period and have all year around production cycle. In…

Second turn of Greenhouse Complex Agromir in Dagestan is ready for operation

January, 26, Saturday, Chairman of the Republic of Dagestan Government Artem Zdunov with the First Deputy Chairman of the Republic of Dagestan Government Gadzhimagomed Guseynov and Deputy Chairman of the Republic of Dagestan Government – Ministry of Agriculture and Food Supply Abdulmuslim Abdulmuslimov visited the Greenhouse Complex Agromir in Leninkent settlement. Within the on-site visit…

Vladimir Putin encouraged Ministry of Agriculture to work closer with regions on topic of state support

Vladimir Putin, the President of the Russian Federation, encouraged the Ministry of Agriculture to work closer with the regions in the context of state subsidies to agricultural enterprises. Dmitriy Patrushev, the Head of the Ministry of Agriculture, at the meeting with the President enlightened the topic of state support funds allocation, including unified subsidy which…

Mr. Vladimirov, Governer, “The objective of Stavropol Region is to grow as an exporter”

Questions of crop farming and harvest preparation development in Stavropol Region in 2019 were discussed at Stavropol State Agriculture University. Vladimir Vladimirov, the Governor, representatives of regional government agricultural block, heads of districts and municipalities, top managers of leading agricultural companies took part in the discussion. The governor underlined that Stavropol Region is one of…

Regional government continues to support APK Astrakhanskiy

Sergey Morozov, the Assistanat Head of the Region, met with Isa Dakaev, General Director of the largest tomato paste plant in Russia. APK Astrakhanskiy is in Kharabalinsk district. In 2018 tomato plant capacity was 5000 tons per day. In season plant employees produced 30 000 tons of tomato concentrate. Such results allow to take 22%…

Second stage of YugAgroHolding greenhouse complex will be set up in Chechnya in I quarter of 2019

According to the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic press centre, the second stage of YugAgroHolding greenhouse complex for protected ground vegetables is planned to be set up in Petropavlovsk Cossack village (Groznensky district of Chechnya) in I quarter of 2019. The complex is a prior investment project for the region. “Among the events to…

State support rate increase for agricultural producers in Stavropol

The volume of potato and open ground vegetables production rose by 5% in 2018. This was achieved due to the state support increase. Agricultural producers managed to gather 290,500 tons of products in the previous year. Vegetables production received about 130 mln RUB as state support in 2018. The subsidy will rise to 240 mln…

Ministry of Agriculture expects 114.3 mln tons of grain harvest in 2019

According to the project Agriculture Products Export, grain harvest in Russia in 2019 can compile 114.3 mln tons, by 2024 it will rise to 137.5 mln tons. “Gross output of grains and pulse crops will compile 114.3 in 2019”, – says the document. The harvest is expected to reach 118.1 mln tons in 2020, 120.1…

3.5 times export potential increase is planned at Stavropol AIC by 2024

According to Aleksandr Tregubov, regional Deputy Minister of Agriculture, farmers in the Stavropol region are planning to increase export by 3.5 times by 2024. “Poultry meat export will rise from the current 50 000 tons to 250 000 tons. Other core indexes will increase by 3.5 times approximately”, Mr. Tregubov said. According to him, in…

The Ministry of Agriculture has raised grain export forecasts to 42 million tonnes

The Ministry of Agriculture has raised the forecast for grain exports during the 2018 – 2019 season to 42 million tonnes. According to Deputy Minister of Agriculture Oksana Lut at a meeting with major exporters on Friday, corrections were made to the forecast on the basis of preliminary data from Rosstat and current balances provided…

First harvests of greenhouse strawberries will be collected in Ingushetiya at the start of 2019

The first harvest of strawberries from the new Kantyshevo greenhouse complex in the Nazranovsky region of Ingushetiya will be collected in January 2019, per the press service of the head of the republic. “By the end of January we already expect the first harvest of strawberries, after which it will be possible for us to…

An Interview with Russian Minister of Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev

In recent years, agriculture has become an object of pride for the Russian government: the industry is growing confidently, and exports of agricultural products have now surpassed exports of arms. Dmitry Patrushev, who assumed the post of Russian Minister of Agriculture seven months ago, has not exactly hid his ambitions – and believes that the…

The FAS and Ministry of Agriculture have signed an agreement for cooperation on developing competition in the agricultural industry

The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) and Russian Ministry of Agriculture have signed an agreement for cooperation in developing a national plan for development of competition in the agricultural industry and for utilisation of government programmes for agricultural development. As reported by the anti-monopoly department, the agreement has been signed by the head of the FAS,…

The State Duma has adopted a law on assessment of results of agricultural support programmes

The State Duma has adopted a law creating an expert commission to assess the results of state programmes for agricultural development and regulation of markets for agricultural products, raw materials and food. The Commission will provide an opinion containing an assessment of results of the implementation and effectiveness of each subprogramme, the degree to which…

The Ministry of Agriculture has distributed capital expenses for farmers

The Ministry of Agriculture recently held a meeting on selection of investment projects directed at construction and modernisation of the agricultural industry. According to the text of the meeting minutes, annual subsidies of 13 billion rubles were confirmed, of which about 6 billion rubles were directed to creation and modernisation of dairy complexes. In the…

Exports of wine to Belgium from the Kuban have begun

Four wineries from the Krasnodar Territory have begun shipments of their wines to Belgium. The firms Grand Wine, Lefkadia, Sauk-Dere, and Villa Victoria have all signed agreements with the Belgian company Start2taste, reports the regional administration’s press service. As Dmitri Bonte, head of the Belgian company, noted, the wines of the Kuban are of high…

Vladimir Putin has promised to continue support for agriculture

Support for agricultural development in Russia at the federal government level will continue, Russian President Vladimir Putin stated at his annual major press conference. “Agriculture has long been a national project. Size of supports currently measures in the hundreds of billions of rubles. Support will be extended both for large farms and throughout all smaller…

Russian Ministry of Agriculture awards 19 billion in loans to Stavropol farmers

The Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation has approved over 600 applications from agricultural producers. The region’s most investment-intensive industry is greenhouse agriculture. Since the beginning of 2018, Stavropol farmers have sent the federal Ministry a large number of loan applications, totalling 19,6 billion rubles. Small cooperative farmers and large holdings alike received loaned…

Deficits of domestic greenhouse vegetables have been assessed at 900 thousand tonnes

In 2018, by comparison with 2014, production of vegetables and greens in closed facilities increased by 1.5 times – while deliveries from abroad of those same products decreased by 1.4 times, according to the research study “Greenhouse Business of Russia-2018”, carried out by the Growth Technologies company. Government support for investment projects, infrastructure assistance from…

A new fifth-generation greenhouse complex will be built in the Volgograd region

Construction on the first fifth-generation greenhouse complex will soon be carried out by the “Agricomplex Volzhskiy” enterprise. Realisation of the project was inspected today by Vasily Ivanov, Deputy Governor and Chairman of the Agricultural Committee of the Volgograd Region. The first stage of greenhouse construction for the agricomplex concluded already in 2015, bringing a total…

Greenhouse harvests in Russia continue to grow

As of the end of November, total gross harvest of greenhouse vegetable culture nationwide constituted 889 600 tonnes – 28.3% higher than over the same period of the previous year. Of that harvest, cucumbers constituted 533 800 tonnes – growth of 18%; tomatoes – 342 000 tonnes (+48.5%), other vegetable culture – 13 800 tonnes…

A new greenhouse complex will be built in Stavropol for 18.5 billion rubles

An investor is planning to build a greenhouse complex on total area of over 62 hectares in the single-company town of Nevinnomysk, Stavropol Territory. As reported on Tuesday by the city administration’s press service, an agreement for the project was recently signed between the administration and “Agro Company – South”. “Once the project is complete,…

A new greenhouse stage is being built at the “Solnechny Dar” complex in Stavropol

A groundbreaking ceremony was recently held for construction of the third and fourth phases of the “Solnechny Dar” complex, part of the EKO-Culture group of companies. The first phase of the greenhouse complex, with total production area of 25.2 hectares, was first launched in 2017. Its first harvests have been completed, and new production is…

Over 255 billion rubles have been allocated to supporting agriculture in 2018

According to data of the Russian Ministry of Agriculture as of 1st November, 255 billion 787 million rubles have been allocated to government supports for agriculture since the beginning of 2018. Additionally, funding for the agricultural sector has increased by 17.05 billion rubles relative to original plans for 2018, the Ministry of Agriculture communicated. Throughout…

“EKO-Culture” is investing 15 billion rubles in a Stavropol greenhouse complex

An official ceremony for the beginning of construction on the third and fourth phases of the “Solnechny Dar” greenhouse complex, a part of the “EKO-Culture” group of companies, will be held on 16th November 2018 in the Stavropol Territory. Approximately 15 billion rubles will be invested in the project; its financial partner is Rosselkhozbank. The…

Tomato harvests through 21 November have grown by 48.5%

Gross yield of greenhouse vegetable crops as of 21st November 2018 throughout the country has grown to 875.7 thousand tonnes – which, per data of the Russian Ministry of Agriculture, is 27.9% higher than during the same period last year. Cucumber harvests during the reporting period increased by 17.6% to 526.4 thousand tonnes, while tomato…

Stavropol’s agrarian industry has demonstrated positive indicators for over six years

In 2018, in the Stavropol Territory, gross grain output increased by 24%; meat production, by 34%; poultry, by 1.5 times. But the most significant area of growth – by 4 times – was observed in output of greenhouse vegetables. Current indicators were obtained by comparing with results of 2013. This growth was made possible by…

Aleksei Gordeev has called for increases in government support for agriculture by 25%

Financing of a government programme for agricultural development should increase to 400 billion rubles per year, reported RIA Novosti, citing Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation Aleksei Gordeev. Gordeev first expressed the idea at a joint meeting held with Vladimir Kashin, head of the agrarian committee of the Russian parliament. According to…

A turkey meat production complex in the Stavropol Territory has opened a second site

In the Temizhbeksky district of the Stavropol Territory, a second site of the “Agro-Plus” company has opened. The company is the largest producer of turkey meat in the region; the project has been active since 2015 with support from Sberbank, who have thus far invested 3.045 billion rubles. The facility presently has 6 feeding platforms,…

Russia’s harvest of greenhouse vegetables continues to grow

Production of greenhouse vegetables in 2018 may set a new record. As of 8th November 2018, in comparison to the same period of the previous year, harvests increased 27.3% at a total of 839400 tonnes according to the Russian Ministry of Agriculture. Of this harvest, cucumbers made up 506600 tonnes (+16.3%), tomatoes 319500 tonnes (+49.8%),…

Production of niche greenhouse vegetables could double by 2023

According to projections by the National Horticultural and Vegetable Association, by 2023-2024, production of niche-market greenhouse vegetables (peppers, aubergine, squash, and others) and salad greens is likely to double. Meanwhile, the segment of premium tomatoes and cucumbers is likely to be fully satisfied by domestic production already by 2020, said Kirill Lashin, the organisation’s head…

Dzhambulat Khatuov: “The conditions of government agricultural subsidies should not change for at least five years”

Conditions of government agriculture in Russia should not change for a minimum of five years in order to provide for a stable investment environment in the industry, opined Russian Deputy Minister of Agriculture Dzhambulat Khatuov. “We support the opinions of our colleagues that the expectations and conditions for government subsidies in agriculture should not change…

35 billion rubles have been allocated to agricultural development in the Rostov region through 2030

As specified recently in materials supplied by the Rostov regional government, 35 billion rubles have been allocated for development of the region’s agricultural industry through 2030. Funding will be allocated from two levels – both federal and regional, said local Minister of Agriculture and Food Production Konstantin Rachalovsky. “We’ve awaited increases in capital inflows to…

Vladimir Vladimirov: agriculture is the foundation of Stavropol’s good fortune

On the 14th of October, agricultural workers celebrate their professional holiday. Vladimir Vladimirov, Governor of the Stavropol region, made efforts to congratulate them personally. The Governor noted that Stavropol’s good fortune is now closely tied to its achievements in agriculture, and that the results of their hard work are good reason to be proud, wrote…

Volgograd region receives 254 million rubles in support of agricultural investment projects

Over 254 million rubles have been allocated to the Volgograd region by the Russian federal government for interest payments on investment credit agreements secured by 31st December 2016. According to information provided by the Committee on Agriculture of the Volgograd region, earlier the region received a subsidy of over 238 million rubles. Similarly, this year…

Investment projects worth multi-billions will be realized in Stavropol by year’s end

Over 17 billion rubles worth of agricultural investment projects are due to be realized in the Stavropol province by year’s end, noted regional governor Vladimir Vladimirov in commenting on a schedule of government meetings on agricultural development held on Tuesday, 9th October in Mineralnye Vody with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Governor Vladimirov then clarified that…

Dmitry Medvedev gives in to the taste of a Stavropol strawberry

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev recently assessed perspectives on a greenhouse project for strawberry cultivation in Stavropol province. This, along with other greenhouse projects, was presented at the “Golden Fall” agricultural exhibition. Presenting at the Stavropol regional stand for a major Russian agricultural exposition, the regional governor discussed the project, recently realized at a cost…

A new greenhouse complex has opened in Chechnya

Per a recent announcement by Tamerlan Huchiev, head of the Achoi-Martanovsky municipal region, a new greenhouse complex of the government-owned “Ordzhonikidzevsky” firm with total area of 4 hectares has begun operating in the Novy Shar settlement of the Achoi-Martanovsky municipal region. The complex was built with Korean equipment, and has 42 greenhouses that can support…

Vladimir Putin leads conference on agriculture

On October 9th, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will take part in a conference on agriculture in the Stavropol province. On the conference agenda is a discussion of support measures for the country’s agricultural industry. As part of their working trip, they will also visit the “Rassvet” agricultural facility, where they…

The harvest of greenhouse vegetables has grown by 24.8%

According to the Russian Ministry of Agriculture, as of 3 October 2018 the total harvest of greenhouse vegetables in the country stood at 742,200 tonnes – 24.8% higher than the position of the same indicator at this time last year. A more specific breakdown of the harvest is as follows: cucumbers – 468,000 tonnes; tomatoes…

Company from Turkey investing 2,2bn RUB in Kuban’s greenhouse complex

Pelbora Agrorus (subsidiary of Turkish Pelbora agro holdings) intends to build a greenhouse complex for growing tomatoes and cucumbers in the Bryukhovetsky district. The projected greenhouse area is 15 ha, further expansible to 40 ha, informs project support centre operating under the authorities of the Krasnodar territory. Overall investment is 2,2bn RUB. Start of project…

Export of agri-produce grew 29% in 5 months

Export of Russian agri-produce grew 29,2% from January to May 2018 if compared to the same period last year, says the website of minagri. Overall export volume amounted to $9,5bn. The dominant products exported were grain, fish, and seafood, as well as fat and oil. The country exported 17,1m tonnes of wheat valued at $3.1bn….

7% growth of production recorded in the first half of the year in the Chechen republic

One of the development priorities of the Chechen republic is the agro-industrial complex. Owing to the approved agriculture support measures, sustainable economic growth was achieved. According to the Chechen stats, in the first half of 2018 the republic produced food valued at over 7bn RUB. The establishment of large-scale greenhouse complexes enabled the increase in…

Over 20 large-scale agriculture projects are afoot in Stavropolye

Over 22 large-scale investment projects, valued at 46bn RUB, are implemented in the field of agriculture of the Stavropol territory, informed the regional minagri. “17 investment projects focus on import substitution: 6 greenhouse complexes, three commercial dairy farms, two processing facilities, 2 orchard development projects and the remaining three are related to irrigation”, said the…

Investors from Israel examine the sites in Crimea to build greenhouses and farms

Regional ministry of agriculture is ready to assist potential investors in the selection of agri-producers. Farming company Agro Business Ltd. from Israel explores Crimean investment sites to build greenhouses and livestock breeding farms. That was informed by the Development corporation of the republic whose representatives were negotiating the issue. “Agro Business Ltd is now looking…

National programme for the development of agriculture needs to be revised – Mr. Gordeev

The national programme for the development of agriculture, including the sub-programme for the sustainable development of rural areas need to be revised with a view of distinctive features of regions, thinks Russian Vice minister Alexey Gordeev. “We see the necessity to review the approach to the national programme. The industry changes and it should be…

506,3k tonnes of vegetables harvested in Russia by 26 June

According to Russian ministry of agriculture, the output of vegetables amounted to 506,3k tonnes, i.e. 14,5% more than in in the same period of 2017 (442k tonnes). Cucumbers: 356,7k tonnes or 9,1% more than in 2017 (328,7k tonnes); tomatoes: 138,8k tonnes or 30,5% more than in 2017 (106,3k tonnes); other vegetables: 8,7k tonnes or 26%…

Investor from Russia intends to invest 3,7bn RUB in growing tomatoes in Crimea

A 32-ha land plot was allocated to build this greenhouse complex. Belogorsky Greenhouse Complex is one of the assets of Gorkunov Group, which is engaged in the production of ecologically clean vegetables. The company plans to invest 3,7bn RUB in the cultivation of tomatoes in the Crimea Republic. That was reported by the republic’s minister…

Medvedev promised to reimburse the price growth on fuel and lubricants

MOSCOW, 22 June. /TASS/. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev informed that agri-producers could rely on the reimbursement of expenses incurred on fuel and lubricants. “As for fuel and lubricant materials, price growth is definitely affects the situation, but in general, the situation can be considered quite stable’’, said the head of ministerial chamber. He noticed that…

3,5bn-RUB greenhouse complex will be commissioned in the Rostov region

A new greenhouse complex with projected output of 3,5k tonnes of vegetables will be put into operation in the Rostov region in August 2018, informed Alexey Bukharov, director of the complex. Project investment totaled 3,5bn RUB. The greenhouse complex was built in Vesyoly village of the Rostov region. The project is included in the list…

Minagri thinks agrarians should be active in using subsidies on machinery purchase

Jambulat Khatuov, first deputy minister of agriculture of Russia declared that agrarians are to be active in using subsidies on the purchase of agricultural machinery. At present, only 1 bn RUB out of 10 bn was allocated for that purpose. “The government provided 10 bn RUB (2018) to subsidise the purchase of machinery and equipment….

New Head of Minagri

Vice Prime Minister for Agriculture Alexey Gordeev introduced the new minister of agriculture Dmitry Patrushev. “We have much to be done. I assure you we will do our best to retain agriculture production rates”, said the new head of Minagri. Among crucial missions of the agroindustrial complex he named the necessity to ensure country’s food…

The harvest of greenhouse tomatoes is beyond all expectations

Greenhouse vegetable yield in January-April rose by 30% versus the same period last year, informs Minari. As of early May, the yield has exceeded 283k tonnes versus 218k tonnes collected last year, including cucumbers – 217k tonnes (22%), tomatoes – 61k tonnes (66%). The production of other vegetables grew by 28% and amounted to 5k…

Agrarians aim for export

The governmental meeting headed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was dedicated to quality of products exported from Russia. The participants talked about the necessity to develop a record-book of exporter companies, whose products comply with the requirements set by importers. According to Dmitry Medvedev, export revenues surpassed the revenues collected from military and technical cooperation…

Moscow localities became the leading producer of greenhouse vegetables

Moscow localities took the leadership in the production of greenhouse vegetables among Russian regions. That was reported by the media-service of the regional ministry of agriculture. According to Andrey Razin, Ministerial head, the region is now ranked the second. The first is the Krasnodar territory. The greenhouse croppage in Moscow localities totalled 18k tonnes. The…

Russia increased its quarter export of agri-produce by 25% – up to $4.7bn

The export volume of agri-produce totalled $4.7bn in Q1 2018, informs Russia’s Minagri. The annual growth rate amounted to 25.9%. The main export products are grain crops, fish and seafood, as well as fat and oil products and confectionary. Export of chocolate products rose by 45% – up to 29k tonnes, if expressed in monetary…

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…

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…

Volgograd region implements 350 investment projects in the field of agriculture

The implementation course of major agriculture investment projects in the Volgograd region was discussed within the framework of regional committee’s meeting chaired by Vasily Ivanov, Deputy Governor. Farmers and executives of agri-companies spoke about projects and anticipated results. Mr. Ivanov noted that the priorities for the development of agriculture in the region were determined at…

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…

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…

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…

В Алтайском крае будут развивать зерновую инфраструктуру

Новость на Казах-зерно: Среднегодовое производство зерновых культур в Алтайском крае составляет 4 миллиона тонн, в 2016 году собран рекордный за последние годы урожай — более 4,8 миллиона тонн в чистом весе. Масличных культур с полей Алтая собрано более 650 тысяч тонн. Об этом на совещании

В Алтайском крае будут развивать зерновую инфраструктуру:

Новость на Казах-зерно: Среднегодовое производство зерновых культур в Алтайском крае составляет 4 миллиона тонн, в 2016 году собран рекордный за последние годы урожай — более 4,8 миллиона тонн в чистом весе. Масличных культур с полей Алтая собрано более 650 тысяч тонн. Об этом на совещании

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…