This was announced by the Minister of Agriculture and Food of the Moscow Region, Sergei Voskresensky.
“Today it is necessary to carry out work on the reconstruction of existing reclamation systems in the region. For the implementation of measures in the field of reclamation of agricultural lands this year, 134,7 million rubles are provided, of which 86,8 million rubles from the regional budget and 47,9 million rubles from the federal budget, ”Sergei Voskresensky said. According to the minister, 68,3 million rubles will be allocated from the allocated subsidies for irrigation and drainage activities, 20,4 million rubles for cultural and technical activities, and 46 million rubles for liming acidic soils at the expense of the Moscow Region budget.
“I would like to note that over the past 7 years, work has been carried out on the reconstruction of reclamation systems on an area of 5,2 thousand hectares. This made it possible to increase the yield of crops by an average of 30%, ”said Sergei Voskresensky. He added that the largest of the amelioration systems of the Moscow region, the drainage and irrigation system of the Yakhromskaya floodplain, is located in the Dmitrovsky urban district of the region. It is located on an area of 10 thousand hectares and is a large base for the production of vegetables for the capital and the Moscow region.