During the first quarter of 2013 agricultural producers of the Moscow region produced 8 billion rubles, which is 11% more than in the same period last year.
According to the press service, the index of the physical volume of agricultural production in the first quarter increased in the region of 8.1%. "Five districts near Moscow — Sergiev Posad, Shatursky, Kolomna, Resurrection and Lotoshinsky — leading in milk production and productivity of dairy cattle. These areas are not allowed to reduce the volume of production in comparison with the corresponding period in 2012," — noted in the ministry.
The largest increase production of meat and poultry obtained by agricultural producers Sergiev Posad, Naro-Fominsk, Istra, Mozhaiskogo areas and the urban district Domodedovo. "Most of this increase has been achieved by increasing the production of poultry meat. At the same time, Mozhaiskom area increased production of pig meat that has been achieved through the introduction of new production capacity," — explains in the department.