All categories of farms agriculture Astrakhan region in 2011, have made production of 22.3 billion rubles, which is 13% higher than in 2010.
As reported on the official website of the Governor, for the first time in the history of the Astrakhan local crop farmers raised 1.2 million tons of vegetable and melon production (an increase of 22% compared with 2010).
According to the report, the results have been made possible, in part due to substantial government support to agriculture development in 2011 of the budgets of all levels spent about 5 billion rubles, which is 1.5 times more than in 2010. In particular, in the framework of the development of beef cattle feedlots are built, dairy farm, bought about 3 million heads of livestock highly productive. Under the program of development of vegetable built new storage vegetables, modernized three vegetable processing enterprise.
Akhtubinsky region Astrakhan region
new seedlings at the end of September
Photo by Vladimir Tyukaeva, Vladislav Sharov