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Alexander Tkachev : Meat and dairy farming are among the main priorities of the development of domestic agriculture

February 3 , Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation , Alexander Tkachev , paid a working visit to Voronezh region , where he held a meeting on the integrated development projects in the agro-industrial sector.

During the visit, the head of the Russian Ministry of Agriculture together with the governor of the region Alexei Gordeev, got acquainted with the work of the dairy cluster in Anninsky area where the launch of a dairy farm on the 5 th. Milch cows was carried out as well as examined the base of the enterprise for the production of marble beef in Ramon area.

Alexander Tkachev has noted the importance of creating effective projects in the meat and dairy sectors of agriculture, as well as other priority directions of development of agriculture and its importance in matters of import and achievement indicators for the Doctrine of the Russian food safety.

"The development of beef and dairy cattle are among the main priorities in the development of the domestic agricultural sector . Today there is a shortage of beef , milk. We spent a lot of funds for the purchase of these goods in other countries. Establishment of own production for these products is particularly important. And in this part , all relevant programs , to support the government , socially important and politically very important for us " , - said Alexander Tkachev.

In turn, Alexei Gordeyev, speaking about the development of agriculture in the region, said that the industry is an important part, both in the economy and in social policy. "If we take the figures for the Russian Federation, we are steadily occupy the 5th place as the best agricultural region of Russia. It is therefore very important visit of the Federal Minister for us his assessment of our work in the part of this major project. Dairy Farm, which we today opened at 5000 head of dairy cattle - it is the largest project in Russia. At the same time as the Ministry now sets the task of increasing the production of milk and beef, that is, we go in the context of federal policy, "- said the governor.

The meeting also discussed topical issues in agriculture , including the preparation of the Voronezh region and other regions of the Central Chernozem for the spring sowing campaign , as well as other important issues , including the development of domestic breeding , both in the crop and in the livestock sectors.

Publication date : 02/03/2016 23:52:00
Last modified : 02/04/2016 10:48:45

Source: Press service of Ministry of Agriculture of Russia


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