The guest of our column today is Vladimir LOSKUTNIKOV, the Acting Minister of Agriculture of Transbaikal Territory.
- Good afternoon, Mr. LOSKUTNIKOV!
- Good afternoon!
- We decided to make a series of reports about Russian regions. Transbaikal region opens a regional column on the Omsky Biocluster web resource.
- So, are we first?
- You're right. And which sector is the first in the agro-industry of Transbaikal Territory? Crop or livestock farming? What place do they take in the region economy?
- Animal husbandry is the leading sector of the agro-industry of Transbaikal Territory due to natural and climatic conditions. The share of livestock products in agricultural production in the region is 75%. Transbaikal Territory steadily holds the leading positions among the subjects of the Siberian Federal District and the Russian Federation in terms of the number of cattle, sheep and goats, horses…