The Ministry of agriculture of Russia intends to change the structure of the AgroExport. In recent years, the main export commodities are cereals, mainly wheat, it takes up to 40% in the structure of deliveries abroad. "We will continue to increase its supplies to the world market, but at the expense of wheat will not achieve record exports of $45 billion, so we need to essentially rebuild the st...20 Feb 2019
On short-term loans will allocate 3.5 billion rubles, investment credits - 2 billion rubles. The amount of subsidies for concessional lending to small businesses in 2019, compared with last year doubled. This was announced on Tuesday by Deputy Minister of agriculture of the Russian Federation Elena fastova during the 30 th Congress of the Association of peasant (farmer) farms and agricultural coo...20 Feb 2019
At the end of the autumn sowing campaign in Russia is insured on the terms of state 591 thousand hectares of winter crops. In a number of regions coverage for winter crops insurance was relatively high more than 25% of the acreage, it follows from the analysis carried out by the National Union of agricultural insurers according to the Union of January 31, 2018. "In the fall of 2018, the NSA has...20 Feb 2019
March 1, 2019 shall enter into force the Federal law No. 563-FZ "On amendments to the Federal law "About the state support in sphere of agricultural insurance and on introducing amendments to the Federal law "About agriculture development". Its adoption will allow to improve the mechanism of agricultural insurance and increase the interest of both farmers and insurance companies to the state suppo...19 Feb 2019
The analytical center "Sovekon" has raised the forecast of grain harvest of agricultural crops in 2019 from 4.7 million MT to 126,1 million tons of the Previous forecast, issued back in late autumn, was at the level of 121,4 million tonnes As noted in the message centre, the revision of expectations associated with the "preservation of favorable weather conditions late winter". Previously, the ce...19 Feb 2019
Legislators intend to reduce our country's dependence on foreign planting material. For some types of crops, Russia's dependence on foreign planting material reaches 80 percent, posing serious threat to food security of the country. At the meeting, the leadership of the Federation Council with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev made a decision on creation of a unified register of domestic new varieti...19 Feb 2019
Export prices of Russian wheat fell last week, following the dynamics of the American futures, which tumbled to multi-month lows, as prices in the global export market is talking about a downward trend. The price of a ton of Russian wheat with 12.5 percent protein content for delivery in February declined for the week by $3 to $240 FOB Novorossiysk, the Agency said ICARUS. According SovEcon, pri...19 Feb 2019
Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Gordeyev, who oversees the government of the Russian Federation in the sphere of agriculture, proposed to toughen the penalties for falsification of organic products. A. Gordeev during his working visit to Germany met with the leadership of the National organic Union of Russia and representatives of business who take part in the annual exhibition of organic products "...14 Feb 2019
The Federation Council at plenary session on Wednesday adopted a resolution which asks the government to take additional measures to curb the growth of fuel prices within the level of inflation, reports TASS. "To provide additional measures to curb the growth of fuel prices within the level of inflation in Russia in the medium term", stated in the text of the resolution. In addition, the senat...14 Feb 2019
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.