In Russia, a marked increase in the production of agricultural products.

September 19, 2012 17:50 Since the grain will not be problems in Russia a marked increase in the production of agricultural products. Ministry of Agriculture of Russia summed up the work of agricultural enterprises in the eight months of 2012. The ministry noted that the volume of grain fully provide domestic needs. In order to stabilize the situation in the drought-affected regions will decide on the allocation of additional subsidies. Grain production in Russia in 2012 will provide a fully domestic needs and export capacity will be 10-14 million tons. Production of livestock and poultry for slaughter in the current year may be increased by 5% compared with 2011 to 11.5 million tons, milk — by 2% to 32.1 million tonnes. This was announced by Minister of Agriculture of Russia Nikolai Fyodorov under the "government hour" in the State Duma. In addition, the Ministry of Agriculture is considering providing additional subsidies for the purchase and forage for livestock in areas affected by drought. In 2012, livestock, according to Fedorov, development. "This year, the production of livestock and poultry is expected to reach 11.5 million tonnes, or 535 tonnes more than in 2011", — quotes the minister agency "Prime". According to Nikolai Fyodorov, the first eight months of production of livestock and poultry for slaughter in live weight amounted to 6.6 million tons, an increase of almost 9% more than in the corresponding period last year. He noted that most of the gains achieved through the growth of poultry production. "Support for the livestock was the recent decision of the Russian government to increase subsidies for the purchase of breeding young cattle in the amount of 1 billion rubles. These days with colleagues in the government co-ordinate the allocation of additional subsidies for the purchase and forage for livestock in the regions affected by the drought, "- said Nikolai Fyodorov. The situation in dairy farming remains tense but relatively stable, Fedorov stated. "For eight months, milk production increased by 2.4% to 22.7 million tons. We expect that the production of milk in the current year will be 32.1 million tons, 600 million tons more than last year "- quoted Nikolai Fyodorov" Business-TASS ".

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