"Oilseed crops – a very good direction, - said the head of the Department of agriculture of the Lipetsk region Oleg Long. – The main task for the coming years is to increase the yield. The sunflower in the next five to seven years we will definitely average more than 30 quintals per hectare. Now the fields appear hybrids with yield of more than 50 quintals per hectare. As for the rape, then comes to the fore new varieties and hybrids with high content of protein and oil, the quality is comparable to olive".
In fulfillment of the may decrees of the President of the Russian Federation in the Lipetsk region has developed a regional project on "Export of agricultural products". He plans to increase production of oilseeds and the increase of production volumes of vegetable oils, respectively 37.4% and 53.3%. "In 2024, the region plans to export more than 200 thousand tons of sunflower, soybean, canola and Flaxseed oils", - said the acting head of the region Igor Artamonov.
Translated by service "Yandex.Translation"