16 Aug, 2019
Ministry of Agriculture to Support Trans-Baikal Farmers Affected by Emergency
The Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation will help Trans-Baikal farmers to recover from the emergency consequences, the Minister of Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev stated during a working visit to the region. During the visit Mr. Patrushev met with the acting Governor of the region, Alexander Osipov and held a meeting on emergency response.
15 Aug, 2019
Government Approves Grain Complex Development Strategy
The Government of the Russian Federation approved a long-term strategy for the development of the grain complex until 2035, proposed by the Ministry of Agriculture. The best-case scenario allows for the increase of grain production to 150.3 million tons per year by 2035 (+33% vs. 2018). The export would reach 63.6 million tons (+16%) by the end of the calendar year.
15 Aug, 2019
Dmitry Patrushev Visits Altai Republic
The Minister of Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev paid a working visit to the Altai Republic, where he met with the acting head of the region Oleg Khorokhordin, held a meeting with agricultural producers on the accelerated development of the agro-industrial complex of the republic, and also examined the production facilities of the large livestock and processing complex of Biryulinsky Agricultural Enterprise LLC.
13 Aug, 2019
Far Eastern Federal District Acquires Over 600 Units of Agricultural Machinery in 2019
First Deputy Minister of Agriculture Dzhambulat Khatuov held a conference call on the supply of agricultural machinery and equipment to the Far Eastern Federal District.
12 Aug, 2019
Russia Produces Over 2 Million Tons of Pigs in 1H 2019
In January-June 2019, the production of pigs for slaughter in live weight in all categories of farms amounted to 2.33 million tons. This is 4.1% (90.8 thousand tons) more than in the same period last year.
9 Aug, 2019
Russia Develops Flax Production
The First Deputy Minister of Agriculture Dzhambulat Khatuov attended the All-Russian Flax Field Day, which this year takes place in the Tver region. The event was also attended by Deputy Prime Minister Alexey Gordeev, Governor of the Tver region Igor Rudenya, Head of the Mari El Republic Alexander Evstifeev, and representatives of business community.
7 Aug, 2019
Russian Regions Renew Agricultural Machinery Fleet
The First Deputy Minister of Agriculture Dzhambulat Khatuov held a conference call on the supply of agricultural machinery and equipment to subjects of the Russian Federation.
6 Aug, 2019
Ministry of Agriculture Gains Exclusive Rights to Organic Trademark
The Ministry of Agriculture of Russia gained exclusive rights to the Organic Products trademark.
5 Aug, 2019
Russian Food Imports Drop By Third Over 5 Years
The Ministry of Agriculture of Russia summed up the five-year results of the food embargo imposed by the decree of the President of Russia dated August 6, 2014 “On the application of certain special economic measures to ensure the security of the Russian Federation”.
2 Aug, 2019
Russian Confectionary Exports Grow 14% in 2019
Russian confectionery exports to non-EAEU countries in January-July 2019 grew 14% year-on-year to $563 million. The positive dynamics of the domestic confectionery industry was discussed by representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia, largest producers and Association of Confectionery Enterprises at a meeting chaired by the Deputy Minister of Agriculture Oksana Lut.
1 Aug, 2019
Russian Greenhouses Produce 700K Tons of Vegetables In 1H 2019
Russian farmers collected 700 thousand tons of greenhouse vegetables in the first half of 2019.
30 Jul, 2019
Russian Grain Harvest Exceeds 50 Million Tons
As of July 30, Russian farmers threshed 51.3 million tons of grain compared to 39.4 million tons in the same period last year. The harvested area of grain and leguminous crops amounted to 14.9 million hectares (in 2018 - 11 million hectares). In particular, 43.5 million tons of wheat were threshed from an area of 12 million hectares at a yield of 36.3 centners per hectare.
26 Jul, 2019
Dmitry Patrushev Launches Livestock Complex In Kaluga Region
The Minister of Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev made a working visit to the Kaluga region. He discussed with the Governor Anatoly Artamonov the construction of new greenhouse complexes, the issue of providing farmers with equipment for amelioration, supporting agricultural startups and specialized educational institutions. Dmitry Patrushev also took part in the opening ceremony of the new livestock complex Ulanovo, established by EkoNiva holding.
24 Jul, 2019
Dmitry Patrushev Holds First Meeting Of Fishing Season HQ
The Minister of Agriculture, Dmitry Patrushev, held the first meeting of a new coordination and advisory body - the joint interdepartmental council on the organization of fishing season (Fishing Season Headquarters). Representatives of the Federal Agency for Fishery, the Border Guard Service of the Federal Security Service of Russia, the Federal Customs Service, the General Prosecutor’s Office, the Rosgvardia, the Interior Ministry, the Ministry of Natural Resources, the Rosselkhoznadzor attended the event. Also the governors of the main fishing regions took part in the videoconference mode.
24 Jul, 2019
Rapeseed Growing Area More Than Doubled Over Decade
The rapeseed area has more than doubled in Russia - from 679.8 thousand in 2008 to 1576.3 thousand hectares in 2018. The average gross harvest of rapeseed for the decade amounted to 1.1 million tons, with an average yield of 11.7 centners per hectare.
24 Jul, 2019
Milk Production Grows More Than 200K Tons in 1H 2019
In the first half of 2019, milk production in farms of all categories amounted to 15,267.7 thousand tons. This is 209 thousand tons (+ 1.4%) more than in the same period last year.
23 Jul, 2019
Aquatic Bioresources Annual Production to Amount 5.4 Million Tons by 2030
The implementation of the Strategy for the Development of the Fisheries Complex until 2030, developed by the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia, will make it possible to increase the production of aquatic biological resources to 5.4 million tons, the Minister of Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev noted at the Government Hour in the Federation Council.
23 Jul, 2019
Ministry of Agriculture to Design Russian Grape Wine Label
Deputy Minister of Agriculture Oksana Lut took part in a press conference on the launch of the second Russia's Wine Guide project. The event was also attended by State Secretary - Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Viktor Evtukhov, Head of Roskachestvo Maxim Protasov, President of the Union of Winegrowers and Winemakers of Russia Leonid Popovich, as well as Head of the Union of Sommelier of Russia Arthur Sarkisyan.
18 Jul, 2019
Russia Intends to Expand Agricultural Export to Saudi Arabia
The Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, Dmitry Patrushev, held telephone conversation with the Minister of the Environment, Water Resources and Agriculture of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Abdurahman Al-Fadli. The parties discussed the dynamics of agricultural cooperation development and its prospects.
17 Jul, 2019
Government Approves Investment Credit Prolongation For Greenhouses
Deputy Prime Minister Alexey Gordeyev held a working meeting with The Minister of Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev, the head of the Rosselkhoznadzor Sergey Dankvert and representatives of the Ministry of Energy, industry associations, unions and organizations. The participants discussed the development of vegetable production and state support for domestic greenhouses.