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  • 5 Dec, 2019

    Dmitry Patrushev And His Belarusian Counterpart Discuss Integration Issues In Agriculture

    On December 5, the Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Dmitry Patrushev held a working meeting with the Minister of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus Anatoly Khotko.

  • 3 Dec, 2019

    Dmitry Patrushev: Agricultural Education Should Become Innovative

    The Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Dmitry Patrushev held an All-Russian meeting with the rectors of agricultural universities as part of a working trip to the Stavropol Region. The participants of the event, which was held in one of the best agricultural universities in Russia, the Stavropol State Agrarian University, discussed current problems of industry education and ways to solve them, modern trends in the development of higher education in the region, new requirements for the training of qualified specialists in the dairy industry, the digital transformation of the Russian agricultural sector, the implementation of integrated scientific and technical programs, as well as other tasks facing educational institutions of the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia.

  • 2 Dec, 2019

    Sergey Levin Has Discussed the Development Of Cooperation In the Agricultural Sector With the Head Of the Agrarian Department of Mongolia

    On December 2, Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Sergey Levin discussed the prospects of bilateral cooperation in the agro-industrial complex with the Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry of Mongolia Chultemin Ulaan.

  • 2 Dec, 2019

    The Strategy For the Development of the Fisheries Industry Until 2030 Was Approved

    The Head of the Government of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev approved the Development Strategy for the fisheries complex of the Russian Federation for the period until 2030 and a plan for its implementation. The corresponding order of November 26, 2019 No. 2798-r was published on the official website of the Government of the Russian Federation.

  • 15 Nov, 2019

    Expansion of Union of Grain Exporters Favours Agricultural Export

    The Union of Grain Exporters has expanded due to new members - the companies LLC Artis-agro Export, LLC AgroLend, LLC Gemkorp Kommoditis Trading Rus, LLC Zerno-Trade and LLC Mirogroup Resources have joined the association. Taking into account the new members, the Union ensures coordination of export activities of all major market participants.

  • 14 Nov, 2019

    Export of Confectionery Products Increased by 14.2% in 10 months

    This was stated by Deputy Minister of Agriculture Oksana Luth during a visit to the ROT FRONT factory in Moscow. The deputy minister examined the largest cocoa bean processing line in Europe, which allows producing 25 thousand tons of chocolate semi-finished products per year.

  • 14 Nov, 2019

    Russian Agrarians Gather Record Crop of Oilseeds

    According to the latest data from the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia, as of November 11, 2019, the gross yield of the main oilseeds in the initial actual weight in the whole country amounted to a record 21.2 million tons, which is 20% higher than in the same period last year (17.7 million tons). Moreover sunflower crop on the indicated date amounted to 14.6 million tons with a yield of 18.4 kg / ha, soybeans - 4.35 million tons with a yield of 16.4 kg / ha, rapeseed - 2.2 million tons with a yield of 15, 7 kg / ha.

  • 1 Nov, 2019

    Over 1 Million Tons of Rice Threshed in Russia

    According to recent data of the Ministry of Agriculture as of October 31, Russia harvested about 1.2 million tons of rice in the initial capitalized weight, which is 88.5 thousand tons more compared to the same period in 2018. The crop yield is 66.7 c/ha, which exceeds last year's level (66.1 c/ha).

  • 30 Oct, 2019

    Russian Agricultural Exports Exceed $19 billion in 10 Months

    This was stated by Deputy Minister of Agriculture Oksana Luth during the IV annual Agrarian Forum of Russia. According to the Deputy Minister, Russia is moving towards a decrease in the share of grain in the export structure in order to further focus on the supply of food with high added value.

  • 29 Oct, 2019

    Russia Resumes Wheat Supplies to Vietnam

    Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Maxim Uvaidov took part in the 22nd meeting of the Russian-Vietnamese Intergovernmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation.

  • 29 Oct, 2019

    Harvesting Pace Higher in 2019

    According to the operational data of the regions, as of October 28, 2019, grain and leguminous crops were threshed over 44.5 million hectares. 121.5 million tons of grain was harvested at a yield of 27.3 hwt/ha.

  • 29 Oct, 2019

    Livestock and Poultry Production Grows 174 Thousand Tons in 9 Months

    In January-September 2019, butcher stock and poultry live weight production in farms of all categories amounted to 10.4 million tons, an increase of 173.9 thousand tons compared to the same period in 2018 (10.25 million tons), according to recent data of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation.

  • 24 Oct, 2019

    Russia Boosts Agricultural Exports to Kenya

    Russian Deputy Ministers of Agriculture Oksana Luth and Sergey Levin held a working meeting with representatives of the National Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Kenya as part of the Russia-Africa Summit and Economic Forum. The parties discussed the expansion of trade and the prospects for the development of relations in the agricultural sector.

  • 24 Oct, 2019

    Russia to Double Food Supplies to Africa

    The Deputy Minister of Agriculture of Russia Sergey Levin stated, speaking at the panel session "Sustainable Partnership in the Agricultural Sector: Institutions, Tools, Guarantees" at the Russia-Africa Economic Forum.

  • 24 Oct, 2019

    Russian Greenhouses Produce Almost 1 Million Tons of Vegetables in Jan-Sep 2019

    Russian farmers collected 966.7 thousand tons of protected ground vegetables in January – September 2019, of which 897.0 thousand tons in winter greenhouses, which is 13.5% higher than the level of 2018 (790.4 thousand tons). According to recent reports as of October 22, 2019, 547.7 thousand tons of greenhouse cucumbers were harvested, which is 12.8% more compared to the same period in 2018 (485,5 thousand tons), as well as 336,8 thousand tons of tomatoes which is 15,2% more than in the same period last year (292,4 thousand tons).

  • 24 Oct, 2019

    Russia and Egypt to Establish Fat & Oil Joint Venture Worth $300 Million

    Deputy Minister of Agriculture of Russia Oksana Luth took part in the signing ceremony of the agreement of intent on developing business in North Africa between the Russian EFKO Group and United Oil – one of the key players at the Egyptian oil and fat market. The ceremony took place on the sidelines of the Russia-Africa Economic Forum.

  • 24 Oct, 2019

    Russia and Morocco Strengthen Economic Cooperation

    Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Dmitry Patrushev held a working meeting with the Chairman of the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco, Saadeddine Othmani on the sidelines of the Russia - Africa Economic Forum.

  • 23 Oct, 2019

    Agricultural Turnover between Russia and Egypt Amounts to $1.3 billion in 2019

    Agriculture has traditionally been one of the most important areas of the Russian-Egyptian cooperation. According to the results of last year, agricultural trade accounted for more than 30% of the turnover between Russia and Egypt. In January-September 2019 the agricultural products turnover between the two countries amounted to about $1.3 billion.

  • 22 Oct, 2019

    New Routes of Rosrybolovstvo Sailing Ships Approved

    The Minister of Agriculture of Russia Dmitry Patrushev held a meeting of the Organizing Committee of the round-the-world expedition of training and sailing vessels of the Federal Fisheries Agency (Rosrybolovstvo) – the Sedov, the Kruzenshtern and the Pallada. The committee includes representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture, the Federal Agency for Fishery, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Transport, the Navy, the Ministry of Culture, the Russian Geographical Society, the Olympic Committee of Russia, Rosmolodezh, as well as members of port of call authorities.

  • 22 Oct, 2019

    Daily Milk Sales Grow 7.8%

    According to recent data of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, as of October 14, the daily volume of milk sold by agricultural organizations amounted to 44.4 thousand tons, which is 7.8% more than the same period last year (in 2018 - 41.2 thousand tons).

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