Friday, 14.12.2018
Quality concerns over this year’s crop of Russian wheat pushed global prices to five-year highs, which is a sign that Russia’s grain exports are beginning to slow down, data from the Agriculture Ministry showed earlier this week.   Acccording to UkrAgroKonsultant, the ministry data shows Russian weekly grain exports dropped...
Russia has harvested 110 million tons of grain in 2018, agriculture minister Dmitry Patrushev told President Vladimir Putin during a meeting, RIA news agency reports. According to the minister, the indicator is 11% higher than the average annual harvest of the past five years. Patrushev said that the value...
Russian Fishing Company Virma has purchased a vessel from Greenland-based Polar Seafood with plans to take its first steps into the country's flourishing shrimp fishery, Undercurrent News reports. Virma is based in Karelia and is part of the Karelia Fisheries Union. This month, it bought the vessel Acadienne Gale II from...
The EkoNiva holding company, Russia’s largest milk producer, is preparing to enter the market of finished dairy products, Top Agrar reports. The holding is the largest milk producer in the Russian Federation, in the first nine months of this year produced more than 350 thousand tons of milk, which is more than...
А 63,000-tonne Russian wheat cargo, halted for the common grain fungus ergot, will be allowed into Egypt after test results indicated levels fell within acceptable limits, Russia’s state Grain Quality Service said on Monday, according to RIA. Egypt, the world’s largest wheat importer, said on Thursday the cargo, sold to state grain...
Global wheat traders interpreted tensions in the Kerch Strait between Russia and Ukraine as a short-lived incident, which led to Russian wheat export prices being broadly stable last week as, analysts said on Monday, according to Business Recorder. Russia seized three Ukrainian navy ships and their crews on Nov. 25...
Russia’s largest republic in the Far East, Yakutia, is currently using only 42% of its potential to cultivate deer farming, the Head of Yakutia’s Agriculture Academy (YSAA) Ivan Sleptsov has said, adding the industry’s further development may bolster the export of biologically valuable materials. “Russia’s natural reindeer pastures occupy 335.2...
The holder of the largest pollock quota in Russia's fishing industry, Russian Fishery,  has recently rolled out of a massive $800 million investment program, while an ownership shake-up and a new CEO complete a year of changes for the company, IntraFish reports. Fedor Kirsanov, formerly deputy CEO at the...
Trading activity in the Russian old-crop wheat market continued slowing during past week, with market players switching to new-crop wheat, Vedomosti reported. The current weather situation in Russia’s grain growing regions along with a lag in planting brings uncertainty to the market. Growers will most likely take a wait-and-see attitude...
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...