Regional commissions on the basis of the Voluntary Certification System (VTS) "Rosselkhoztsentr" for 2014-2019 1157 seed farms were certified that carry out production, complex completion, packaging and sale of seeds of plants of higher categories. As of March 01, 2020, 974 seed farms are registered in the system.
At the moment, in the course of inspections, inconsistencies of the certified objects with the requirements of regulatory documents controlled during certification have been revealed. As a result, 179 seed farms ceased their activities, and the Certificates of Conformity were terminated.
Recall that the Doctrine of Food Security (approved by the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of January 21, 2020) states that the national interests of the state in the field of food security for the long term are, among other things, the development of selection and seed production of agricultural plants by introducing competitive domestic technologies based on the latest achievements of science.
In addition, the priorities and goals of the state policy in the field of agricultural development and regulation of agricultural products, raw materials and food markets for 2013-2020 are state support for agricultural producers, as well as organizations and individual entrepreneurs engaged in production, comprehensive processing, packaging and sale. seeds of plants of higher categories.