According to operational information from the Ministry of Agriculture of the Tula Region, the region ranks second in the country in terms of potato harvesting. The harvest exceeds 560 thousand tons.
Also in the region collected about 70 thousand tons of vegetables.
As noted by the Minister of Agriculture of the region, Alexei Stepin, in 2020 in the Tula region, in addition to the standard subsidies, additional support measures were used: these are concessional lending for replenishment of working capital and the purchase of equipment, commodity lending in the Tula Agrarian Center, regional leasing.
Together with the farmers, additional support measures were identified in the field of potato growing. Payment of subsidies has already started.