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Phytosanitary Expertise: July Results

In July, the Laboratory of Quarantine Phytosanitary Examinations and Surveys of the Omsk Reference Center of the Rosselkhoznadzor (Omsky Biocluster member) analyzed 1,009 samples, of which 304 samples were under the state assignment.

Pork exports may reach 200,000 tons for the first time

Eight years ago, Russia was one of the main importers of pork, but already last year the country became a net exporter. In January-June 2020, exports of pork products increased by 96% compared to 2019 and reached 88,000 tons, with 60% of exports being meat, although earlier two-thirds of exports were offal. In the absence of force majeure, by the end of the year Russia will be able to export about 200,000 tons of pork worth $ 300 million, and…

OmSAU expands the horizons of international collaboration

The development of international collaboration is one of the priority areas of activity of the Omsk State Agrarian University (Omsky Biocluster member). Over the past six months, six new agreements have been concluded with international partners from three countries, and another agreement has been extended. The University College of Agribusiness plans to develop collaboration with the Higher College of Forestry, Ecology and Tourism (Shchuchinsk, Republic of Kazakhstan) in the areas of joint development of scientific projects, teaching materials, academic mobility…

Waste oils will be recycled!

By the end of the year, the Novocherkassk Oleochemistry Plant will start operating in the Novocherkassk Industrial Park, specializing in the processing of soap stock (waste from the refining of oils and the production of fatty acids). The volume of investments in the project amounted to RUR 3 billion ($ 40.87 million), the capacity will be 10,000 - 20,000 tons per year. This is the first such enterprise in the Rostov region.

Industrial clusters: Rebooting state support measures

Andrey Shpilenko, Director of the Association for the Development of Clusters and Technology Parks of Russia, discussed with representatives of industrial clusters in Russia the Association's proposals to extend and update measures to support industrial clusters.

Omsk Reference Center has confirmed its competence

Experts of the Laboratory for the Quality and Safety of Animal and Vegetable Products, Feed and Environmental Objects of the Omsk Reference Center of the Rosselkhoznadzor (Omsky Biocluster member) took part in the Interlaboratory Comparative Tests (ICT) and confirmed their competence.

The Ministry of Agriculture of Russia summed up the results of the counter-sanctions

The Ministry of Agriculture of Russia has summed up the six-year results of the food embargo imposed by the decree of the President of Russia of August 6, 2014.During this time, the Russian agroindustry has demonstrated significant development dynamics, now Russia is fully self-sufficient in basic food products and is actively increasing the export potential of the industry, the Ministry of Agriculture notes.

Russia has set a record for wheat planting

For this year's harvest, all Russian farms sowed wheat on 29.4 million hectares, which is 4.8% more than in 2019, according to Rosstat data. This is a record area for the post-Soviet period, the SovEkon Analytical Center draws attention. Including spring wheat occupied 12.56 million hectares (plus 0.29 million hectares by 2019), winter wheat - 16.86 million hectares (plus 1.06 million hectares).