The regional Ministry of Agriculture announced the owners of a grant for the development of potato growing. The recipients of state support - a total of about 29 million rubles - were five farms: four from the Lazo district, one from the Khabarovsk district. The funds will be used to purchase planting and harvesting equipment.
It is expected that thanks to the grant, the provision of the region with this crop will increase: one of the conditions for obtaining state support is an increase in sown areas.
- We are faced with the task of increasing the production of potatoes and vegetables, providing residents with their own food. Grant support was introduced at the initiative of Governor Mikhail Degtyarev, the funds are used, among other things, for the reconstruction of storage facilities and technical modernization, - said Alena Selezneva, acting. First Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food of the Territory.
Also, within the framework of the federal project, farmers can compensate for the costs of spring field work and the purchase of elite seeds, and purchase agricultural equipment, including on leasing terms, through regional support.