Almost 180 hectares of vegetables and potatoes were planted in Primorye.
According to the Department of Agriculture and Food of Primorye, vegetables and potatoes began to be planted in the fields of the Oktyabrsky, Nadezhdinsky, Partizansky districts and in Artem.
“To date, nearly 180 hectares of vegetables and potatoes have been planted,” the department said.
In addition, farmers continue sowing early grains and maize.
“Over 23,5 thousand hectares of wheat, oats and barley, as well as 300 hectares of corn in the Border region, were sown in the fields of the region,” the experts added.
We will remind, earlier vice-governor Valentin Dubinin said that in 2018 it is planned to sow up to 495 thousand hectares of arable land.
“And here, our support is especially important. In total, about 2018 billion rubles will be allocated from the federal and regional budgets to coastal farmers in 2,8. Subsidies for technical modernization, the development of dairy farming, peasant farms, and the production of greenhouse vegetables have been increased, ”the deputy head of the region emphasized.
It should be noted that the acting Governor of Primorye, Andrei Tarasenko, designated agriculture as one of the strategic directions for the development of the regional economy. In the joint plans of the government and business - by 2020 to provide the domestic market with the basic products of their own production and to export agricultural products.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said earlier that a flexible support system for agricultural producers was created in the country, and today the agricultural sector is a successful industry that feeds the country and conquers international markets.
A source: http://primorsky.ru