The latest data on the efficiency of the industry was presented in his presentation by Roman Nekrasov, director of the department of crop production of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation. His speech took place at the plenary session of the exhibition “Potatoes and Vegetables Agrotech” held in Moscow.
According to information from the agricultural department, the profitability of open-ground vegetable production in Russia increased from 17,7% in 2022 to 31,8% in 2023. But the profitability of growing potatoes decreased - from 32,7% to 18,3%.
According to preliminary estimates by Rosstat, the gross harvest of open and closed ground vegetables last season amounted to 7,2 million tons. A record potato harvest for 30 years was also collected - 8,6 million tons.
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