Vladimir Putin held meetings via videoconferencef non the issues of scientific and technical support for the development of the agro-industrial complex.
He noted that the high performance of the agro-industrial complex is the result of systemic changes, the complex has become truly modern, advanced and innovative. Significant federal and regional resources were directed to the development of agriculture, combined the capabilities of the state, business and scientific organizations.
It is critically important that the results obtained contribute to the growth of well-being and health, the quality of life in the countryside, and serve the creation of new jobs.
The duration of the scientific and technical program is extended until 2030. Uninterrupted allocation of funds for the development and implementation of new technologies will be ensured.
Agriculture Minister Dmitry Patrushev noted that the results of the FNTP are actively used in the regions. Two varieties of potatoes produced under the FNTP showed yields more than double the average. Their mass reproduction is planned as early as next year.
According to Patrushev, since 2020, 70% reimbursement of the costs of purchasing seeds produced under the FNTP has been in effect for agricultural producers. This, among other things, makes it possible to generate demand for domestic scientific developments and to popularize them.