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Ukraine may lose its pig farming in three years - experts

  • 6 Jun 09:46

Ukraine may lose its pig farming in  three years  - experts In two or three years, pig breeding in Ukraine may disappear completely, the press service of the Association of Livestock Producers of Ukraine (AJA) said on May 29, the organization’s website reports. “Due to the lack of a sufficient number of enterprises for the disposal of animal waste, massive non-payment of compensation to farms affected by African swine fever, and insufficient control by the State Food Service, in 2–3 years, the pig breeding in Ukraine can be destroyed,” the report said. Experts say that in Ukraine there is a catastrophic situation with African swine fever - the real extent of the disease is unknown, because breeders prefer. Read more...

Pig breeding cluster to be opened in Voronezh region

  • 23 May 09:31

Pig breeding cluster to be opened in Voronezh region The construction of a meat processing plant is begun in the Voronezh region. The enterprise will become the main resident of the Pavlovsk priority socio-economic development territory and in essence will complete the creation of a pig breeding cluster in the region. Among the participants in the ceremony were Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Gordeyev and Governor Alexander Gusev. The event is very significant not only for the economy of the region, but also for the agricultural sector as a whole. Here, on German and Dutch equipment, soy will be processed into feed for piglets. Experts say that there are no analogues of this production line in the whole country. Last. Read more...

The Government of Crimea will develop a regional support program for livestock farming

  • 20 May 09:22

The Government of Crimea will develop a regional support program for livestock farming The leaders of large agricultural enterprises have come to the Government of Crimea with a proposal to include animal husbandry in the state support program that the regional ministry of agriculture is developing. Now the enterprises of the agro-industrial complex of the republic receive support from the federal budget of Russia - about 300 million rubles a year, which are allocated for these purposes. The Government of Crimea has suggested to add about 150 million rubles from the regional budget to these funds. The total amount of financing of the agro-industrial complex of Crimea in 2019 amounted to 2.2 billion rubles, but most of the funds are directed to the. Read more...

Livestock and poultry inventory decreased by 0.9 percent

  • 23 Apr 11:38

Livestock and poultry inventory decreased by 0.9 percent Up to April 1, 2019, the cattle numbers in Russia were 18.6 million heads, which is 0.9% lower than last year, reports the federal statistics service. According to Rosstat, the number of cows in farms of all forms of ownership decreased by 0.3% (to 8 million heads), the number of sheep and goats - by 4.7% (to 23.6 million heads), the number of poultry - by 0.9% (to 558.9 million heads). At the same time, the number of pigs increased by 3.4%, and reached 24.6 million heads by. Read more...

Ministry of Agriculture expects an increase in agricultural production

  • 4 Apr 09:40

Ministry of Agriculture expects an increase in agricultural production According to the estimates of the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia, this year the domestic livestock breeding will continue its progressive development - growth is predicted in all main segments of the sector. So, in 2019 the production of livestock and poultry for slaughter in live weight in farms of all categories will increase by 1.9% compared with the level of last year and will reach 15.15 million tons. Production of pigs will grow by 4%, cattle - by 1%, sheep and goats - by 1.5%, poultry - by 0.7%. A positive trend is observed in the production of milk and eggs. The increase in milk production is expected to reach 1.6% (to 31.1 million tons), egg production -. Read more...

Russia launched its first FAO emergency project in Syria

  • 17 Jan 10:41

Russia launched its first FAO emergency project in Syria The Russian Federation has donated $3 million to help FAO provide conflict-affected farmers and herders in Syria with critical livelihood and nutrition support. Russia engaged in its first FAO emergency project by donating $3 million to help FAO provide conflict-affected farmers and herders in Syria with critical livelihood and nutrition support. The project is targeting 60,000 vulnerable households (or 360 000 farmers and herders) in the area of Aleppo, who were severely impacted by the crisis, to restore their production capacity and improve their food security and nutrition. "Large numbers of farmers have abandoned their lands in Syria because of. Read more...

The share of foreign investment in Ukrainian livestock farming reaches 30%

  • 12 Dec 09:21

The share of foreign investment in Ukrainian livestock farming reaches 30% The sector accounts for 11% in the general structure of capital investments in agriculture, forestry, and fishery. Last year, Ukrainian livestock farming sector benefited from a foreign investment share of 30%, informs the press service of the National Scientific Centre "Institute of Agrarian Economics" in Kyiv. "In 2017, the share of foreign investment in Ukrainian livestock farming was 30 percent. At the same time, the share of foreign investors in the structure of capital investments was only 0.3%,", stated the press release, according to Black Sea Grain website. At the same time, the share of livestock farming in the general structure. Read more...

Ukraine opens its market for Lithuanian sheep and goats

  • 14 Nov 10:06

Ukraine opens its market for Lithuanian sheep and goats The Lithuanian State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS) announced last week that Lithuania will shortly be able to export sheep and goats to Ukraine. Lithuanian authorities have come to an agreement with their Ukrainian counterparts on the veterinary requirements for the breeding of livestock destined for export. Lithuania's veterinary watchdog expects this new deal to benefit the country's sheep and goat producers. According to the data of the State Enterprise Agricultural Information and Rural Business Center (ŽŪIKVC), although there is just a slight increase in the number of sheep farms in Lithuania, the number of sheep is constantly growing. Currently,. Read more...

Russian scientists develop new drug against anthrax

  • 1 Sep 08:35

Russian scientists develop new drug against anthrax Russian scientists have developed a diagnostic drug that may prevent anthrax outbreaks in livestock by identifying which animals need to be. Read more...