The Ministry of agriculture has proposed to extend subsidies of preferential transportations of grain by rail for one year until 30 June 2019. The relevant draft resolution of the Russian Government posted on the Federal portal of draft regulations. The number of regions participants of the program of preferential subsidies can be reduced from 13 to five. The Cabinet has proposed to keep the su...21 Jun 2018
New wheat variety "Lipetsk Zvezda", the productivity of which can reach 90 tons per hectare under favorable weather conditions, brought Lipetsk farmers together with foreign breeders, told RIA Novosti the representative of the press-service of administration of Lipetsk region. "Scientists estimate that yields "Lipetsk stars" under favorable weather conditions can be up to 90 quintals per hectare....21 Jun 2018
For may 2018 agricultural companies of Russia (without small business entities), 3.9 million tonnes of grain and leguminous crop species that is 9% higher compared to may of 2017, follows from the data of Rosstat. As a result, on 1 June, a month before the end of the grain season, stocks of grain from farmers amounted to 9.4 million tons, which is 15% or 1.2 million tonnes more than in 2017. Among...21 Jun 2018
The Ministry of agriculture of the Russian Federation will not demand repayment of already granted state aid measures from the farmers of several regions of Western Siberia, protracted this year the sowing campaign due to the abnormally cold and rainy spring. This was stated on Tuesday in Omsk, first Deputy Minister of agriculture of the Russian Federation Dzhambulat Hatuov. "There is a decree of...21 Jun 2018
Monday, June 18, at the meeting in the regional government discussed the fate of the crop farms in Penza region. "According to the Federal channels reported that in many regions of the Russian Federation, the harvest will be significantly worse than last year", - said the Governor Ivan Belozertsev and asked the Minister of agriculture of the region Andrey Burlakov, how things work in the region. ...19 Jun 2018
Agriculture of the Altai territory completed the sowing campaign. The whole region has already planted more than 90%. Farmers forecasts for the next year and expect not to go broke in 2018 will help the region entered the emergency mode. The head of the farm in Klyuchevsky district Alexander Gukov told "PolitSibRu" that plans on sowing its economy performed in the first week of June. But cleaning...19 Jun 2018
Agencies prepare proposals to compensate the farmers the increase in fuel prices, said Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Gordeyev journalists in the Voronezh region. "Against farmers there are separate instructions (which are given if) at the meeting of the Russian government. They are directed to the Ministry together with the regions made the necessary calculations and submitted them to the govern...19 Jun 2018
On Kuban harvesting of winter crops is gaining momentum. The harvest began all the municipalities of the region. Today threshed 38.4 thousand hectares of winter barley (30% of the planned). Gross harvest amounted to 226.5 thousand tons with an average yield of 59 kg/ha. In the cleaning involved almost 900 harvesters. All the farmers have to thresh over 126 thousand ha of barley. The harvesting c...19 Jun 2018
The government has urged regional authorities to engage in price controls at the gas station, said Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak on the results of selector meeting with the regions on the situation with fuel prices, RIA Novosti reported. "We drew the attention of governors to the need to engage in price controls on petrol stations, especially the regional component of this a serious problem ...15 Jun 2018
In Siberia, grain prices began to rise sharply from an average of 5-7 thousand to 11 thousand rubles per ton. According to "Izvestia", due to the fact that processing plants are afraid of the upcoming crop failure. We will remind, earlier in a number of Siberian regions was declared a state of emergency in agriculture. Weather conditions – cold and waterlogging of the soil – questioned the completion of the sowing in time. However, according to experts, the sharp rise in grain prices will benefit it is the dealers, not the producers.
For those households that have any grain stocks left the price increase now, of course, will be of assistance after an eight-month "hungry year". Many at the end of last autumn have debt on wages and taxes, - explained the President of the National Union of grain producers Pavel Skurikhin.
Experts clarify that the problem with the grain harvest is celebrated in Siberia. Before its consequences helped to soften government regulation of the industry – for example, purchasing interventions or subsidising of railway tariffs for grain transportation.