In the Russian Federation, the vegetable harvest increased by 4%
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Published Dec 8, 2023
In 2023, Russia will see an increase in vegetable production, with approximately 5.5 million tons grown in open ground, a 3.8% increase from the previous year. The greenhouse vegetable growing sector also saw growth, with 1.4 million tonnes of vegetables harvested, up 0.4% from last year. The state is actively supporting the development of vegetable growing, including providing preferential investment loans for greenhouse farms and launching a federal project aimed at increasing the volume of vegetable production and building modern storage facilities.
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In 2023, Russia will see an increase in vegetable production. According to the latest data, the organized sector has harvested around 6.9 million tonnes of vegetables. Of these, approximately 5.5 million tons were grown in open ground, which is 3.8% more than in the same period last year, KazakhZerno.kz writes. The leaders in the production of vegetables in open ground are the Astrakhan, Volgograd, Moscow, Rostov, Saratov, Samara regions, Krasnodar and Stavropol territories, as well as the Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria. The greenhouse vegetable growing sector also saw growth, with 1.4 million tonnes of vegetables harvested, up 0.4% from last year. In particular, 762.2 thousand tons of cucumbers and 615.8 thousand tons of tomatoes were grown. Among the leading regions in greenhouse vegetable growing are Lipetsk, Moscow, Volgograd, Kaluga, Novosibirsk regions, Krasnodar and Stavropol territories, the Chechen Republic, as well as the republics of ...