The region is a confident leader in the production of potato seed material in the Central Federal District and in Russia as a whole. In the Moscow region, 14 farms annually produce more than 60 thousand tons of crop seeds.
According to the press service of the regional Ministry of Agriculture and Food, seed potatoes grown in the region are sold far beyond its borders. The geography of supplies has expanded in recent years from Kaliningrad to the Far East.
The most popular among Russian farmers are the domestic varieties Prime, Flamingo, Carmen, Varyag and Sadon. Of the foreign varieties, Gala is in highest demand.