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Sheep breeding always determined the economy and life of Transbaikalia

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…



We should learn to be more effective

  The guest of our column today is Olga FEDULOVA, the President of Union 'Omsk Chamber of Commerce and Industry'.    -Good afternoon, Ms. FEDULOVA!    - Good afternoon!    - We congratulate you on election as a Head of Union 'Omsk Chamber of Commerce and Industry'. Is it your first interview in a new capacity?    - You're right. Thank you for congratulations.         - Ms. FEDULOVA, you have been working in the CCI system for more than 20 years.     - Yes, I started working in Omsk CCI in 1993 after graduation from Omsk Institute of Technology (now it’s the Institute of Service). The same year the Federal Law 'On Chambers of Commerce and Industry in the Russian Federation' was adopted. It was a very important and significant event for us! Omsk Chamber has functioned for 1 year. Headed by Tatiana  KHOROSHAVINA we passed all stages of Omsk…

  • 10 April 2018
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Cooperation is the basis of success!

The guest of our column today: the head of Omsky Biocluster's 'Genetics and Breeding of Cattle Practice' Anatoly SHULAKOV.   - Mr. Shulakov, good afternoon!   - Good afternoon!   - Last interview, we discussed the need for an integrated approach to solving livestock problems within a single enterprise, where the achievement of the result requires improvement not only in the genetics of animals, but also in feeding, maintenance, and training. So, the enterprise should not think about cooperation?   - Firstly: the result is impossible without own initiative. Secondly, we can and should unite each other's competencies, achieving a synergistic effect. Systemic and complexness of any decisions is required - but at a higher level. 

  • 10 November 2017
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Viktor Nazarov: cluster approach to the development of the agro-industrial complex is a key initiative for attracting investments

Cooperation as the basis for development, strength and new opportunities is not a new idea. Cooperation helps to survive and to win. But how is this idea understood and put into practice by one of Siberian regions which has chosen the path of cluster development in order to help some priority economic sectors move to a new level? In an exclusive interview with ‘Nivy Rossii’ magazine Viktor Nazarov, Governor of Omsk region, talks about the development of the Agrobiotechnological Industrial Cluster of Omsk Region. -Mr. Nazarov, when and under whose initiative was Agrobiotechnological Industrial Cluster of Omsk Region created? - It was created at my initiative last fall and in late October Denis Manturov, Minister of Trade and Industry of the Russian Federation, signed an order for its inclusion into the Registry of Industrial Clusters of Russia. But even before the creation of the cluster, its today’s members have worked…

  • 16 October 2017
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In 2018, the production of wheat in China may decline

According to forecasts, China in 2018 expects a decrease in gross wheat harvest by about 20% compared to the level of the previous year, which will be caused by unfavorable weather conditions in the main cereal-producing regions, reports Reuters.

OEZ FSUE equipment: new opportunities for farmers

June 21, Pushkinsky Farm became a meeting place for Omsk agricultural producers, the agenda included issues of modern technologies for cultivating crops in Western Siberia. The accent of the event was focused on the cultivation and harvesting of quality fodder for livestock. The seminar was attended by managers and chief specialists of enterprises of the agro-industrial complex of the region, researchers, representatives of authorities and municipalities.

Scientists change genetic code of pigs to make them resist disease

Scientists have produced pigs that can resist one of the world’s most costly animal diseases, by changing their genetic code. Tests with the virus – called Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome, or PRRS – found the pigs do not become infected at all. The animals show no signs that the change in their DNA has had any other impact on their health or wellbeing.

OmSAU celebrates its 100th anniversary

Omsk has become a venue for celebrations dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the founding of Omsk State Agrarian University (member of Omsky Biocluster), one of the leading universities of the agricultural profile in the Russian Federation.

Kazakhstan will sell meat at $ 2.6b

The Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan forecasted revenues of $ 2.6 billion from meat exports in 2021. China, Russia, Iran, Vietnam and Saudi Arabia should become the main markets for beef and lamb in the near future.

Omsk CCI holds a seminar for business

June 26, Omsk Chamber of Commerce and Industry (member of Omsky Biocluster) is holding an information and consultation seminar on the use of cash register technology since 2018.

Russian grain has fallen in price

Pessimistic forecasts of low wheat yield in Russia this year may be incorrect. The harvesting of barley, which is an indicator of the wheat harvest, which started last week, demonstrates quite good rates. As a consequence, the previously growing export prices for Russian wheat fell by $ 3.5, to $ 202.5 per tonne (FOB).