Russia’s harvest of greenhouse vegetables continues to grow

Production of greenhouse vegetables in 2018 may set a new record. As of 8th November 2018, in comparison to the same period of the previous year, harvests increased 27.3% at a total of 839400 tonnes according to the Russian Ministry of Agriculture. Of this harvest, cucumbers made up 506600 tonnes (+16.3%), tomatoes 319500 tonnes (+49.8%), […]

Lipetsk aims to produce 190,000 tonnes of greenhouse vegetables per year by 2020

Agrarian enterprises in the Lipetsk region plan to raise their production of greenhouse vegetables to 190,000 tonnes per year by 2020, as the regional press-service recently communicated to TASS on behalf of acting regional Governor Igor Artamonov, following a working visit with Vice-Premier Aleksei Gordeev. “Through 2020, total greenhouse area will exceed 200 hectares, and […]

Production of niche greenhouse vegetables could double by 2023

According to projections by the National Horticultural and Vegetable Association, by 2023-2024, production of niche-market greenhouse vegetables (peppers, aubergine, squash, and others) and salad greens is likely to double. Meanwhile, the segment of premium tomatoes and cucumbers is likely to be fully satisfied by domestic production already by 2020, said Kirill Lashin, the organisation’s head […]

Dzhambulat Khatuov: “The conditions of government agricultural subsidies should not change for at least five years”

Conditions of government agriculture in Russia should not change for a minimum of five years in order to provide for a stable investment environment in the industry, opined Russian Deputy Minister of Agriculture Dzhambulat Khatuov. “We support the opinions of our colleagues that the expectations and conditions for government subsidies in agriculture should not change […]

Dmitry Medvedev gives in to the taste of a Stavropol strawberry

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev recently assessed perspectives on a greenhouse project for strawberry cultivation in Stavropol province. This, along with other greenhouse projects, was presented at the “Golden Fall” agricultural exhibition. Presenting at the Stavropol regional stand for a major Russian agricultural exposition, the regional governor discussed the project, recently realized at a cost […]

Vladimir Putin leads conference on agriculture

On October 9th, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will take part in a conference on agriculture in the Stavropol province. On the conference agenda is a discussion of support measures for the country’s agricultural industry. As part of their working trip, they will also visit the “Rassvet” agricultural facility, where they […]

Italians invest over 5bn in the greenhouse complex in the Ryazan region

Manufacturer of greenhouse structures from Italy Idiromcanicca Lucchini — S. p. will invest 5,4bn in the greenhouse complex in the Ryazan region. The agreement was signed on 24 September. The complex occupying the area of 300k sq. m will be located in Lesnoy Accelerated Growth Territory. 320 job opportunities will be created. Let us recall […]

Investors from Israel examine the sites in Crimea to build greenhouses and farms

Regional ministry of agriculture is ready to assist potential investors in the selection of agri-producers. Farming company Agro Business Ltd. from Israel explores Crimean investment sites to build greenhouses and livestock breeding farms. That was informed by the Development corporation of the republic whose representatives were negotiating the issue. “Agro Business Ltd is now looking […]

Export of agri-produce grew 29% in 5 months

Export of Russian agri-produce grew 29,2% from January to May 2018 if compared to the same period last year, says the website of minagri. Overall export volume amounted to $9,5bn. The dominant products exported were grain, fish, and seafood, as well as fat and oil. The country exported 17,1m tonnes of wheat valued at $3.1bn. […]

Production of greenhouse vegetables in Russia grew 18,8%

As on 13 August a total of 646,2k tonnes of vegetables were produced in Russia. The media service of Russian ministry of agriculture informs that the production of greenhouse vegetables in Russia grew 18,8% and amounted to 646,2k tonnes. Last year there were 543,6k tonnes of vegetables harvested. The production of cucumbers grew 11,4%. The […]

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