Breeders Astrakhan region brought watermelons of various shapes, colors and flavors on the shelves of the country they may appear after a few years, said in an interview with RIA Novosti elected Governor of the Astrakhan region Igor Babushkin.
In the seaports of Astrakhan region according to the results of the first six months of 2019 increased turnover. The key elements here are the ports of Olya and Astrakhan.
The price of vegetables — potatoes, carrots, onions, cabbage — are growing much faster than all other products. According to Rosstat, since the beginning of the year, potatoes rose by 22 percent, carrots — by 43.5%, onion — by 71.5 percent, and cabbage by more than two times.
In 2018, the production volume of aquaculture in Russia increased by 8.6 % compared with the 2017 year and amounted to 238,6 thousand tons, said the Deputy Minister of agriculture of Russia, head of the Federal Agency for fishery Ilya Shestakov in Astrakhan, at the plenary meeting of the Board of the Agency.
More than 150 investment projects with a sum investment of about 30 billion roubles will be implemented within the framework of the priority regional project "Agriculture" in the Astrakhan region up to 2025
From January to September 2018 in Russia produced 4 867,5 thousand tons of poultry for slaughter in live weight.
Investors will invest in agriculture of the Astrakhan region more than 10 billion rubles until 2020.
The region will build a plant and greenhouse complexes.
Five of the enterprises for slaughter will be built near Astrakhan, Russia to increase export of meat.
The head of the region Alexander Zhilkin noted that the construction project interested investors from Iran.
In the village Yaksatovo Astrakhan region was held XIX all-Russia exhibition of breeding sheep and goats, which was attended by more than 90 enterprises from 25 regions of Russia. One of the highlights of the event was the first competition of professional skills of sheep shearers.
APK Astrakhan plans to the end of the year to take 40 percent of the market of tomato paste. This is with reference to investors reported on their official website the head of the region Alexander Zhilkin Jilkin.ru.
"Agrotur 2018" is a unique project, launched specifically to introduce clients with the most effective development from EuroChem.
At the investment forum in Sochi Alexander Zhilkin said that very soon in the Volga region will be a laboratory for the cultivation of planting material for orchards.
CaspNIRKh announced 2018 as the year of sardines
Farmers Astrakhan region in 2017 exported 70 thousand head of sheep, 10 thousand heads of cattle, and 40 tons of meat. According to the chief of regional Department of livestock of the Ministry of agriculture Alexey Shishkin, exports have grown 2.5 times
The region did supply including Azerbaijan, Jordan, Iran, United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia
The new production line allows to increase the productivity of the plant two times
According to the Minister of agriculture of the region, the meat comes to Jordan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and the UAE
The Minister of agriculture of the region emphasized that increasing production the price of caviar decreases
Astrakhan scientists are working to develop domestic hybrid watermelon without seeds. To appreciate the taste of this unusual watermelon Russians will be able already this fall.
Moldova intends to increase volumes of import of fish products from the Astrakhan region of the Russian Federation