Three investors in the urban district of Shatura plan to introduce about 11 thousand hectares of land in two years, the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Moscow Region said.
“The district, in which new projects are being implemented, was visited by the Minister of Agriculture and Food of the Moscow Region Andrei Razin,” the article says.
The Minister noted that for a long time in Shatura 16 thousand hectares of farmland remained unused. This year, 11 thousand immediately began the implementation of three large investment projects.
“Earth is being mastered by T.H. Shatursky” - a project to build a dairy complex for six thousand feed cows, “Agroforvard” - a project to build a vegetable storehouse for 16 thousand tons and a potato processing workshop. And also the Biocomposite company, which plans to plant miscanthus and produce disposable dishes from it, ”Razin said.
Agrarians in the difficult process of putting into circulation lands that have not been used for a long time are assisted by the FSBI “Office of Special Meliohydrohoz”. This year the company has already cleared reclamation channels.
“At the moment, tractors, mowers, harrows have been prepared and are operating, and housing has been rented for machine operators. In the near future, the delivery of new additional agricultural equipment is expected. This will increase the rate of land commissioning, ”said Razin.
All work is carried out with the active participation and support of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Products of the Moscow Region.
“During a working trip to the cultivated fields, they discussed issues of state support for agricultural enterprises for partial compensation of costs for cultural and land reclamation works. Companies can receive a subsidy for each hectare, but for this it is necessary to prepare the relevant documents, ”the minister emphasized.
According to Razin, also during a meeting with farmers, work was discussed on the implementation of measures for the chemical and mechanical destruction of cow parsnip on the lands introduced into agricultural circulation.
“I will add that last year in the urban district of Shatur, more than 1,1 thousand hectares were cultivated and put into agricultural circulation, and in total over 5,3 thousand hectares of land in recent years,” the head of the department concluded.