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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…