Plant for the production of elite seeds opened in Mordovia


Plant for the production of elite seeds with the capacity of 10 tons of grain per hour was opened in Kochkurovsky district of Mordovia, said in a statement on the official website of state authorities of the Republic.

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, 10 Nov. Plant for the production of elite seeds with the capacity of 10 tons of grain per hour was opened in Kochkurovsky district of Mordovia, said in a statement on the official website of state authorities of the Republic.

This is the first in the Republic high-tech factory, which will be carried out drying, cleaning, calibration, treatment and packaging of seeds. The plant was built in a short time — over 7 months, its cost amounted to nearly 115 million rubles. The capacity of the facility allows to produce up to 9 thousand tons of elite seeds per year, raw material will be grain, grown in Mordovia.

“The enterprise is an example of innovative development. With the opening of the plant in Kochkurovsky district new jobs and the opportunity to get more yield,” said the head of Mordovia Vladimir Volkov at the opening ceremony of the enterprise.

Previously Volkov at the meeting of the Advisory Council of veterans at the head of the region said that this year farmers have achieved good results.

“Collected 1 million 150 thousand tons of grain and more than a million tons of beets. For the first time in recent years has been 5% increase in milk production. In the average national milk yield per 1 cow is 5100 liters, and the number of farms naduvayut over 9 thousand liters per cow. In addition, by the end of 2015 it is planned to produce 250 thousand tons of meat. Thus will be realized the task assigned me in 2013. For three years the volume of meat production in the country will grow in 2 times”, — said the head of Mordovia.

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