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In 2021, a record harvest of fruits and berries was harvested in Russia

В 2021 году в России собрали рекордный урожай плодов и ягод
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Jan 28, 2022
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In 2021, farmers harvested a record harvest of fruits and berries, the Ministry of Agriculture reported. According to preliminary data from Rosstat, the gross harvest in all farms amounted to 3.9 million tons, which is 7% more than in 2020. First of all, the increase in production is due to the high rate of laying modern intensive orchards and nurseries, the department noted. General Director of the Fruit and Vegetable Union Mikhail Glushkov told Agroinvestor that, according to preliminary data, the fruit harvest in the commodity sector in 2021 amounted to 1.5 million tons, 95% were apples.
The leading regions in the production of fruits and berries are the Krasnodar Territory, Kabardino-Balkaria, as well as the Crimea and Dagestan, the Ministry of Agriculture cites data. The main types of fruits and berries grown are apples, plums, cherries, sweet cherries, apricots, currants, raspberries and garden strawberries, and blueberry production is also actively developing. The Ministry of Agriculture supports producers of fruits and berries, including a stimulating subsidy to reimburse part of the costs of planting and caring for perennial fruit and berry plantations, including nurseries. It also provides for preferential investment and short-term lending, compensation for direct costs incurred for the creation and modernization of agricultural facilities, and the provision of grants to small farms. In June last year, the head of the Ministry of Agriculture, Dmitry Patrushev, said that Russia would be able to achieve the indicators for self-sufficiency in fruits and ...
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