Zyuganov as a mantra repeated thesis about the collapse of agriculture for 20 years predicting the imminent famine. This does not prevent this most agriculture to thrive and enter the world food markets. Well here is the last line of defense Zyuganov has fallen. Previously, they could add a little bit of truth in his thesis, since livestock population actually declined, but now the trend brokenfooted. I think eventually, as a result of real work on the "modernization" of livestock.
In 2011, the for the first time in 20 years discontinued downward trend in the number of cattle, said today at a "government hour" in the State Duma, Agriculture Minister Yelena Skrinnik, says "the Russian newspaper".
"At present, the production of meat in live weight of 2.9 million tons of milk — for 6 years has increased by 1.8% and increased to 31,742 million tons," — she said.
"At the same time, in the meat and dairy farming qualitative changes, which is precisely characterized by a positive trend in the development of this direction, "- continued Skrinnik.
First, she says, in 2011, for the first time in 20 years suspended downward trend in the number of cattle. Secondly, an increasing proportion of breeding stock: In beef herd — from 41% in 2006 to 60% in 2011, the dairy — from 6% to 11.3%. And third, thanks to a qualitative change in the composition of livestock, the replacement of less productive breeds more productive a 20% increase in average milk yield, marketability increased to 61%.