Kolyma agrarians have harvested vegetables 50% more than last year

Kolyma agrarians have harvested vegetables 50% more than last year


The production of potatoes and other vegetables in the Magadan region, compared with 2014 have increased by 50%, said the representative of the press service of the regional government.

MAGADAN, 20 Oct. The production of potatoes and other vegetables in the Magadan region, compared with 2014 have increased by 50%, said the representative of the press service of the regional government.

“The harvest of vegetables collected above target by 50%. Just collected about 10 thousand tons of potatoes, 1.7 thousand tons of cabbage, and 100 tons of carrots and beets. In addition, by year-end, the Kolyma, the farmers plan to get more than six thousand tons of milk, and 900 tons of meat and about molinov eggs” — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to the Ministry of agriculture, fisheries and food of the Magadan region, the local potato production people in the region are provided by more than 90%, vegetables by more than 40%, milk and dairy products — by 15%, chicken eggs by almost 70%.

According to the Governor of the region Vladimir Pecheny, the agricultural complex of the Kolyma river aims to increase the share of own products in the local market, which is important for import substitution of foodstuffs and to ensure food security.

The Governor noted that the authorities of the Magadan region intend to implement in the coming years a number of major investment projects, including the project for the construction of two greenhouse complexes with a total area of six hectares for the production of 2.5 thousand tons of vegetables a year. It is also planned the construction of a warehouse for vegetables up to five thousand tons of pig-breeding complex for 12 thousand heads for the production of more than one thousand tons of meat per year.

“Will complete the investment project for the production of one thousand tons of broiler meat per year and the construction of a Turkey farm for the production of 240 tons of meat per year. In addition, the Kolyma is scheduled to begin from scratch a new direction in animal breeding — beef cattle,” added Baked.

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