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The Ministry of Agriculture plans to introduce a federal emergency regime due to crop damage

Published May 28, 2024

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The Russian Ministry of Agriculture is planning to implement a federal emergency regime due to the damage caused by May frosts to fruit crops. The ministry will seek government compensation for the damage and consider purchasing apples from other countries to offset the potential price increase. The emergency situation's specific deadlines have not been decided yet. The damage to crops has been widespread, affecting various regions and crops since May.
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The Russian Ministry of Agriculture plans to introduce a federal emergency regime due to the tightening of the return of May frosts. As TASS reports, the head of the ministry Oksana Lut spoke about this. According to her, the ministry will ask the Government to compensate for damage from frost that was caused to fruit crops. The minister also clarified that specific deadlines for introducing an emergency situation have not yet been determined. In addition, the head of the Ministry of Agriculture particularly focused on the problems with the apple harvest, which were included in the list of affected crops. According to her, the Government will consider purchasing these fruits from other countries. She also said that the issue of how to prevent an increase in apple prices in the current situation will be discussed with the Ministry of Economic Development. The minister explained that the sharp rise in price of this fruit is unacceptable, since it is included in the list of social ...
Source: Rosng
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