On November 22, at a meeting at the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia, they discussed the forecast of the structure of sown areas in 2022. The event was attended by representatives of the regional management bodies of the agro-industrial complex and the industry community. Also at the meeting, the topics of putting agricultural land into circulation and the rate of liming of soils in the regions were raised.
To increase production in 2022, it is planned to expand the area under open field vegetables, potatoes, cereals, rapeseed, soybeans, corn for grain and sugar beets. A set of measures is being taken to increase the productivity of agricultural land. To date, more than 263 thousand hectares have already been harvested, the work continues. Starting next year, a new state program for the effective involvement of agricultural land and the development of a reclamation complex will start. Special attention was paid to the issue of the provision of agrarians with material and technical resources.
The heads of subordinate organizations were instructed to organize an agrochemical survey of unused lands for their subsequent introduction into agricultural circulation.
The regions were instructed to ensure the achievement of the established indicators for the expansion of cultivated areas in 2022.