agriculture in Russia

Russia expects from Turkey constructive decisions on supply of Russian grain, Dvorkovich says

Russia expects from Turkey constructive decisions on supply of Russian grain, Dvorkovich says

Russia is in constant consultations with Turkey on trade of the agricultural products, -  Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said. "The issues remain, the situation is developing, we are in constant …

 Russia and Turkey to discuss grain supplies

Russia and Turkey to discuss grain supplies

Russian and Turkish economy ministries will hold consultations on Russian grain supplies to Turkey soon, the Russian Deputy Economic Development Minister Alexei Gruzdev said on the sidelines of an Arctic forum. …

Tkachev: Russia to find substitute for Turkish grain market in maximum 5 months

Tkachev: Russia to find substitute for Turkish grain market in maximum 5 months

Russia will find a substitute for Turkey’s grain market in maximum five months, the Russian Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev said. "We hope to find new market channels for grain and painlessly find …

 Turkish traders put Russia wheat deals on hold

Turkish traders put Russia wheat deals on hold

Turkish buyers have put purchases of Russian agricultural products - mainly wheat, corn and sunflower oil - on hold, despite denials from Ankara that it has effectively banned imports from Moscow, trade and industry sources said. …

Crimean winery ‘Massandra’ to produce chagne

Crimean winery ‘Massandra’ to produce champagne

The largest winery enterprise of Crimea, ‘Massandra’, this year will start producing champagne for the first time, the according message appeared on the official page of the winery on Facebook on Sunday. ‘’The …

 Kremlin: problems with wheat supplies not to hit Russian-Turkish political ties

Kremlin: problems with wheat supplies not to hit Russian-Turkish political ties

Problems with Russian wheat supplies to Turkey will not affect the normalisation of political ties between the two counties, the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "No, it cannot (affect)," he said, …

Turkey denies imposing restrictions on wheat exports from Russia

Turkey denies imposing restrictions on wheat exports from Russia

Turkey has suspended issuance of licenses for duty-free import of sunflower oil, wheat and corn from Russia, President of the Grain Union Arkady Zlochevsky said. "There have been no official notification from …

 Agriculture Ministry: Russia to keep leadership in wheat exports

Agriculture Ministry: Russia to keep leadership in wheat exports

Russia intends to keep global leadership in wheat exports this agricultural year (July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017), the Russian Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev said at the government meeting. Last year, 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 …