The Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation: Altai Krai demonstrates high rates in agriculture

The Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation: Altai Krai demonstrates high rates in agriculture

Director of the Department of Economy and State Support of agribusiness the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Anatoliy Kutsenko appreciated agricultural achievements of the region.


Director of the Department of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Anatoliy Kutsenko arrived in Altai Krai to participate in a meeting dedicated to implementation of the SFD state program of development of agriculture.


As the press service of the Administration of Altai Krai, during the visit of Mr. Kutsenko he gave a number of television interviews, in which he give an estimate of the regional agriculture. “Despite cataclysms that have been in 2012 and 2014, the rates, that Altai Krai has been demonstrating in the past five years, are successful”, said the representative of the Ministry of Agriculture. “In general, the work of the regional administration is successful in 2015: from the general 4.4 billion rubles of state support of agriculture were given 72%. This figure is higher than the national average: in the Russian Federation it was 62%. Timely provision of state support is the success of agricultural producers. This is completed agricultural practices that impact on the results that have the region.”


According to Anatoliy Kutsenko last year the Krai produced agricultural products to 44 billion rubles. Also the director of the Department said that Altai Krai - a key region that is among the leaders in the production of milk, revenue from its sale for a total figure of agricultural production is high - 20%. “Not every person in Russia can boast this. Despite all the difficulties, last year milk production increased by 3%. We must solve the problem of the increase in milk production. This is the main goal. We expect a breakthrough of the agrarians of Altai Krai”, said Anatoliy Kutsenko.


By the Inforamational Agency “Continent – Siberia”


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