Sunday, July 5, 2020
More than 50 Russian farmers are on a tour through Canada as part of the Russian Dairy Motor Rally, NorthUmberlandNews.com reports. The beginning of the five-day car rally toured the Russians through western Quebec farmland and Ottawa before stopping in Kawartha Lakes. Vera Mozgovaya, chief editor of Moscow-based website The Dairy...
The Russian Ministry of Agriculture has estimated that this year’s vegetable harvest will be a 10-year record, Izvestya reported. The Ministry’s press service stated that by the end of 2018, Russia will produce one million tons of greenhouse vegetables. This will be an increase of 12.3 percent compared to last year. The...
A delegation from Russia's Primorsky Region, headed by the deputy head of the regional authority Konstantin Shestakov, will visit the Uzbek capital Tashkent this week to hold bilateral negotiations and meetings, Trend news agency reports.  The meetings will be attended by investment and foreign trade officials, transport, along with Uzbekazikovka...
Following the acquisitions of broiler company Belaya Ptitsa and meat processor Samson in December, Russia’s biggest meat producer Cherkizovo is reportedly eyeing a takeover of another poultry business – agricultural holding Eurodon, Interfax news agency reported citing sources. Several other Russian news outlets also reported that Cherkizovo might be...
Russian agricultural equipment company Rostselmash plans to launch an assembly plant for its harvesters in Azerbaijan in 2020, the company's general director Valery Maltsev has told Interfax. "So far, we have signed an agreement of intent. We are currently negotiating with one of the partners in Azerbaijan. The market there...
Russian Fishery Company (RFC) will begin directing attention for Pacific herring sales to Nigeria and other parts of Africa, the company’s CEO said at the Seafood Expo Global in Brussels earlier this month, according to Sea Food Source. “Traditionally, China was our main export market for Pacific herring. But Africa...
The world's wheat fields are at risk of enduring "severe, prolonged, and near-simultaneous droughts" by the end of the century — raising serious concerns about future food insecurity and political instability, says a new study published in the journal Science Advances. This means the proportion of global wheat production areas...
In 2019, Russia harvested a minimal rye crop over the past 50 years due to adverse weather conditions and a decrease in the sown area over the course of several decades; this led to an increase in the cost of rye flour, which became more expensive than wheat, experts...
When Russia annexed Crimea in 2014, the European Union responded by imposing sanctions against the country. In a retaliation move, Russian president Vladimir Putin issued a ban on food imports from the European Union. As a result of the ban, Russian businesses were forced to adjust and came up with...
Russia’s fat-and-oil industry may boost product exports by $5.5 billion against 2017, to $8.6 billion, the country’s Agriculture Ministry said following a meeting with industry representatives, UkrAgroConsult reported. The meeting was attended by representatives of the companies Sodruzhestvo, Yug Rusi, Blago, Rusagro, Aston, Cargill, Efko, Bunge, Oryolmaslo, as well as the...