And about. Minister of Agriculture of the Samara region Yevgeny Afanasyev discussed with representatives of potato farms and research institutes the status of the implementation of a comprehensive scientific and technical project (KNTP) for growing and breeding potatoes.
8 regional organizations are participating in the regional CSTP. Among the performance indicators: the number of new domestic competitive varieties of potatoes, the volume of produced and sold seed potatoes of domestic selection of the elite category, the number of new biological potato protection products and many others.
Currently, the project is developing 4 new varieties of potatoes. The timely spring field work, according to the participants, does not cause concern in the production volumes of the "elite".
During the meeting, issues of obtaining credit funds and subsidizing the core activities of KSTP participants were discussed.