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

05.12.2018


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

04.12.2018


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

28.11.2018


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

26.11.2018


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

22.11.2018


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

12.11.2018


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

08.11.2018


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”

24.10.2018


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

19.10.2018


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

17.10.2018


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

16.10.2018


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

12.10.2018


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

10.10.2018


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

09.10.2018


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%

05.10.2018


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

13.08.2018


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

07.08.2018


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

02.08.2018


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

01.08.2018


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

26.07.2018


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

16.07.2018


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

22.05.2018


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

14.05.2018


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

11.05.2018


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

14.04.2018


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

29.03.2018


“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%

26.01.2018


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

27.12.2017


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…



Supplementary lighting is required to ensure recoupment

02.11.2017


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…



Russian greenhouses are not afraid of Turkish tomatoes Turkish tomatoes going to Russia from 1 November


National producers are ready to compete with tomato distributors from Turkey. According to experts and market participants, the main advantages of domestic vegetables are its natural origin and eating qualities. Besides, tomatoes coming from North Caucasian regions can compete on price. Investors, taking advantage of import, launched the construction of new greenhouses. They do not…



Magnit formed a production development strategy

30.10.2017


Retailer initiated the production of vegetables and potato. Moreover, the company expressed the interest in gardening. “The strategy for the development of own production before 2020 is approved. We have 3 main sites to implement the projects: Krasnodar, Tver, and Toliatti”, said Khachatur Pombukhchan, Magnit Financial Director. “In 2018 the company will launch the construction…