agriculture in Russia

Is Russia planning to lift sanctions from the West?

Is Russia planning to lift sanctions from the West?

Russia may lift the sanctions against the West, the First Russian Deputy Prime Minister, Igor Shuvalov, said in the framework of the Gaidar Forum. "Perhaps it is time to understand that the sanctions or counter …

Dmitry Piskulov: Economists are optimistic about 2017

Dmitry Piskulov: "Economists are optimistic about 2017"

Chairman of the Board of the National Currency Association sums up the outgoing year

Dvorkovich: Russia to increase grain production in ten years

Dvorkovich: Russia to increase grain production in ten years

Russia will increase the production of grain both by intensive and extensive means, the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said at the World Grain Forum in Sochi. "Now production is within 120 million …

Russia becomes global grain superpower as wheat exports explode

Russia becomes global grain superpower as wheat exports explode

It happens four decades after the Soviet Union began to import wheat and maize from the United States to compensate its own harvest

Ten  more African Swine fever outbreaks reported in Russia

Ten  more African Swine fever outbreaks reported in Russia

The Russian authorities have reported ten more outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF). Nine of the outbreaks were reported pig farms and backyard units. In total, of the 16,398 pigs susceptible, 514 cases were reported. …

Russia earns more from agriculture than arms sales

Russia earns more from agriculture than arms sales

One of the results of Russia's food embargo against the EU and a weaker ruble has been a remarkable boom in agriculture

 Tkachev: sanctions stimulate agricultural production

Tkachev: sanctions stimulate agricultural production

Today, a bilateral meeting of the Russian Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev and the head of Kabardino-Balkaria Yuri Kokov was held. They discussed the issues …

There will be a lot of grain, but of lower quality

There will be a lot of grain, but of lower quality

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This year Russia expects a record harvest in the entire post-Soviet period

Medvedev pleased with development of agriculture in Russia

Medvedev pleased with development of agriculture in Russia

In the framework of his working visit to Krasnoyarsk Territory, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that it is impossible to reduce measures on support of agrarians. He also stressed that he is proud of how …

Russia is able to feed itself, Medvedev says

Russia is able to feed itself, Medvedev says

Russia is now able to feed itself without imports of food products, the prime minister Dmitriy Medvedev announced today at a congress of the party ‘United Russia’. "Today …

Dvorkovich: Russia can remain world leader in export of wheat

Dvorkovich: Russia can remain world leader in export of wheat

Russia has every opportunity to maintain its leadership in the global wheat market in the next year, the deputy prime minister, Arkady Dvorkovich, said. "I think that we have all …

Food embargo more beneficial for Russian agriculture than WTO membership

Food embargo more beneficial for Russian agriculture than WTO membership

Russian Agriculture Ministry negatively assess WTO membership, and the industry has restored only with the help of Russia's food embargo. Russian Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev said Friday that nothing had come of the …

 Russia raises minimum vodka prices

Russia raises minimum vodka prices

The minimum retail price for vodka in Russia increased by 5 rubles to 190 rubles for a bottle of 0,5 liters, according to the order of the …

Fish areas of Dagestan to be increased this year by almost 11%

Fish areas of Dagestan to be increased this year by almost 11%

In Dagestan in the course of this year as part of the work on the revival of the fishery complex of the republic it is planned to increase the area of aquaculture sites for 5 ha, the regional Ministry of Natural Resources said. …

Alexander Tkachev visits Europe despite sanctions

Alexander Tkachev visits Europe despite sanctions

The Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, Alexander Tkachev, was able to go to Europe, in spite of the sanctions, which do not allow him to cross the EU borders. The French authorities, in spite of the restrictive …

Tkachev: I hope we will retain global leadership on wheat exports

Tkachev: I hope we will retain global leadership on wheat exports

Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Alexander Tkachev expects that Russia will remain a world leader in the supply of wheat in the new agricultural year. …

Vladimir Putin: a true patriot is the person who works for the good of the Fatherland

Vladimir Putin: a true patriot is the person who works for the good of the Fatherland

The true patriotism is primarily selfless work for the benefit of the Fatherland. Russian President Vladimir Putin made this statement during the awarding ceremony of the ‘Hero of Labour’ …

Will Turkish products return to Russian market?

Will Turkish products return to Russian market?

The Turkish Ministry for Food, Agriculture and Animal Husbandry said that the Turkish delegation will discuss resumption of imports of agricultural products to Russia during its visit to Moscow. The visit of the Turkish delegation was scheduled for April 26, however, as the assistant head of Rosselkhoznadzor, Alexey Alexeyenko, told Vestnik Kavkaza, it was postponed, because representatives of the Turkish Ministry of Agriculture haven't got visas yet. "We're doing everything we can to help them with visas. Our people left for Minsk to help them," he said.

Medvedev to participate in #039Modern Russian Village#039 forum

Medvedev to participate in 'Modern Russian Village' forum

On Friday, April 15th, the Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, will arrive in Saratov to attend 'Modern Russian Village' agrarian forum, which will be dedicated to the issues of development of agriculture. …

North Caucasus Federal District regions to receive food specialty

North Caucasus Federal District regions to receive food specialty

The regions of the North Caucasus Federal District (NCFD) are obliged to develop their own food specialization as part of the all-Russian state program of development of agriculture until 2020, the head of Minkavkaz Lev Kuznetsov …

Farmers support measures to be discussed in Krasnodar

Farmers support measures to be discussed in Krasnodar

The 17th Congress of Farmers, at which support measures at the regional and federal levels in 2016 will be discussed, will be held at Kuban University in Krasnodar on Tuesday March 1st. "In recent years peasant farmer enterprises …

Moscow and Tehran coordinate requirements for supplies of meat

Moscow and Tehran coordinate requirements for supplies of meat

Russia and Iran will sign a protocol on sanitary requirements for cattle meat. As Rosselkhoznadzor reported today, it could happen as early as next week. "It is planned that the final approval and signing of the protocol on …

Irina Hecht: “Unused lands should be returned to the agricultural turnover”

Irina Hecht: “Unused lands should be returned to the agricultural turnover”

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Tribune’s guest is the Deputy Chairwoman of the Federation Council Committee on Agrifood Policy and Environmental Management, the senator from the Chelyabinsk region, Irina Hecht. She told Vestnik Kavkaza about a settlement of the problem …

Food market: supply channels monopolized

Food market: supply channels monopolized

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One of the major reasons for the growth of food prices is the absence of competition

Central Bank of Russia ready to cooperate with Iran

Central Bank of Russia ready to cooperate with Iran

Removing sanctions against Iran may contribute to the development of Russian-Iranian cooperation in a number of areas, including energy, agriculture and the military-industrial complex, the press service of the Bank of Russia reports. …

Iran without sanctions: Russia intensifies cooperation

Iran without sanctions: Russia intensifies cooperation

Russia welcomes the lifting of economic sanctions against Iran and hopes to intensify bilateral cooperation in various spheres of economy, international legal experts told Vestnik Kavkaza, commenting on Iran's implementation of the Joint …

 Russia plans to increase grain and meat supplies to Iran

Russia plans to increase grain and meat supplies to Iran

The Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation plans to increase supplies of grain and meat to Iran. The proposals will be announced tomorrow in the capital of Iran, where Russian Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev will meet with …

 Tkachev to visit Iran

Tkachev to visit Iran

Iran’s Agriculture Ministry has confirmed Russian Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev’s visit to Tehran on January 19. "Russian Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev will arrive in Tehran on …

Chechnya exceeds plan for grain

Chechnya exceeds plan for grain

The Ministry of Agriculture announced today that the Chechen Republic has exceeded the plan for collection of grain by 45.5%. The plan for winter planting, in turn, has been 111.2% completed. 216,870 hectares were planted in total in …

Dagestan boosts milk production the fastest

Dagestan boosts milk production the fastest

The Ministry of Agriculture of Russia has published the results of monitoring, according to which Dagestan became the leader in the growth of milk production in 2015. In Dagestan, 817 thousand tons of milk were produced this year, that is 3% …