Volga Baikal AGRO News Update on the Development of the Domestic Vegetable & Potato Growing !!!
According to the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, the increase in potato cultivation areas creates good prerequisites for increasing production next year.
The increase in potato cultivation areas creates good prerequisites for increasing the volume of production of this crop in 2022. This is stated in the message of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation.
“According to the information provided by the regional agribusiness management bodies, in 2022 it is planned to increase the area of potato planting by 20 000 hectares in the organized sector. In combination with agrotechnical measures aimed at increasing potato yields, this creates good prerequisites for increasing production volumes,” – the report says.
The Ministry also recalled that for the further development of domestic vegetable and potato growing, the Ministry of Agriculture is developing a federal project providing for a set of measures aimed at both increasing production and organizing infrastructure for storing and selling vegetables and potatoes. In general, it is planned to allocate an additional 5 billion rubles for the accelerated development of the vegetable growing industry in 2022. It also provides for an increase in funding for subsequent years. This will increase the production of potatoes and vegetables in the organized sector by 15%, the ministry added.