On July 19 in Russia, winter and spring wheat threshed on 7.3 million hectares or 27% of harvesting areas, follows from the data of the Ministry of agriculture. It is twice more than on the same date in 2017. In the southern Federal district and North Caucasus work has been completed by 83%, also began collecting farmers of Center and Volga region. Wheat crop is now estimated at 27.6 million tons...20 Jul 2018
Harvesting wheat in Western-Kazakhstan region in jeopardy. Two months in the region there was no rain, many farms have fields simply dried up, according to 24.kz. It is only in appearance the grain is thick and pigweed. In fact, the grain did not have time to fill, the ear is weak. A cool spring and early summer allowed the winter rye is good to go into growth, but due to the lack of rain, and t...20 Jul 2018
Experts say that the third part of the locally-grown grain last year were of low quality. A similar situation is observed in the Orenburg region. To stimulate farmers to work on quality products decided money. Agricultural enterprises of the Orenburg region and other regions of Russia are strongly advised to grow corn higher classes. Otherwise, the economy may lose state support. Today farmers re...20 Jul 2018
According to the authorities of the Novosibirsk region since the beginning of the year, the cost of fuel and lubricants grew by almost 30%. Farmers of the Novosibirsk region will receive about 200 million roubles from the Federal budget to compensate losses from rising fuel prices. On Wednesday told reporters acting Minister of agriculture of the region Evgeny Leshchenko. "We raised the issue w...19 Jul 2018
The draft law regulates the relations connected with the production, storage, transportation, labeling and sale of organic products. This will involve the provision of state support for development of organic agriculture and the support of the manufacturers of such products. Under of organic organic refers to agricultural products, raw materials and foodstuffs, the production of which meets the re...19 Jul 2018
In particular, K(f)X Ivashov A. D. for the first time sowed winter wheat varieties, Leonid. This grade is recommended for cultivation in the Orel and Kursk regions. The average yield in our region reaches 51,9 kg/ha, a maximum of 107,1 kg/ha. Also the originator of several varieties of stands all-Russian research Institute of leguminous and cereal crops. Be removed winter wheat varieties Strelet...19 Jul 2018
Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Alexey Gordeyev believes that there are no reasons for food shortages and rising prices. This view he expressed to journalists. "We estimate that the harvest will be average in volume and we have no problems in the self-sufficiency of basic foodstuffs, and even have enough leftover to export. So you can all calm down" - said Gordeev. According to the Vice Prime Mi...18 Jul 2018
Made in Russia bio-products entered into the unified registry of organic products. This will not allow unscrupulous producers want to label their products as "organic", "ecological", "biological" and enter the buyer. The corresponding author of the legislative initiative of the Government of the Russian Federation. The bill proposes to establish a legal framework regulating relations in the fiel...18 Jul 2018
Due to the abnormally hot weather the authorities of the Astrakhan region announced the introduction of emergency mode. Agrarians of the region are counting their losses, to compensate which the regional authorities plan to appeal to the government of the Russian Federation for financial support from the budget. These losses would be covered by insurance payments, however, according to the NSA, fo...18 Jul 2018
The harvest of grain in the Volgograd region from-for heats and droughts will be less than 5.6 million tons, a record figure for the last 40 years, reported in a press-service of administration of Volgograd region.
"From-for difficult weather conditions (40 degree heat and soil drought recorded in 19 of the 33 rural areas — approx. TASS) harvest began three weeks earlier [...] despite the lower compared to the previous year the volume of harvest, grain quality is very good — food group exceeds 80%," — said in the message.
The Ministry said that currently, farmers harvested more than 1 million tons of grain processed 33% of the acreage of winter crops. "A million tons of grain is a very important volume is the result. The campaign started earlier, but is in accordance with the approved revised schedule..." — leads the press service quoted the Governor Andrei Bocharov.
According to the Committee on agriculture of the Volgograd region, the need of the region in grain is 1.5 million tons. Surplus products are sold not only in other regions of Russia, but also abroad, primarily to Iran.
Volgograd oblast belongs to the zone of risky agriculture. In particular, dry autumn 2014 and snowless winter of 2014-2015 has led to the death of winter crops on the area of 160 thousand hectares, which they had in the spring to reseed. However, year-on-year in 2017 in the region was collected record for the last 40 years, the grain harvest in the amount of 5.6 million tons. In 2016 to 4.5 million tons, in 2015 — 3 million tons.