Crimean farmers will receive significant support from the state
At the end of March, the Crimean Ministry of Agriculture opened the acceptance of documents for a number of subsidies. Funds are provided not only for rural cooperatives, but also for those who are ready to process raw milk for food products, are engaged in gardening, plant growing.
The President instructed the Government of the Russian Federation to allocate at least 153 billion rubles for concessional and investment lending to farmers, breeding and seed production centers , — said the Acting Minister of Agriculture economy of the Republic of Crimea Alime Zaredinov. – These funds are needed to reduce the import component in the production of domestic agricultural products. We are focusing on new support measures in the processing industry, the bakery industry, the cultivation of greenhouse vegetables.
Up to 800 hectares will be sown this year with new vineyards. For these purposes, the state provided 680 million rubles. Thanks to the launch of the North Crimean Canal, the farmers of Krasnoperekopsky, Razdolnensky, Nizhnegorsky, Dzhankoysky districts plan to sow rice on an area of about 800 hectares.
The next 153 year they intend to increase the sown area for this crop by 10 times. In our region, the climatic conditions for the cultivation of rice are the most favorable and many are interested in resuming the cultivation of this crop , — said the Acting Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Crimea
According to her, despite the sanctions, Crimean farmers do not experience a shortage of vegetable and potato seeds, they have ample opportunities to purchase agricultural machinery on lease.