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Krasnoyarsk for the first time in Russia will support organic exporters

The Krasnoyarsk Territory became the third region after the Tomsk region and the Krasnodar Territory, in which specific government support measures in the field of organic agriculture were officially adopted and the first, which legally approved the support of organic exporters.

Results of seed inspection in 2019

For 2019, the Seed Production and Plant Protection Department of the Omsk Reference Center of the Rosselkhoznadzor (Omsky Biocluster member) analyzed 11,402 samples from 3,874 seed lots with a total weight of 3,768 tons, collected in 465 farms of the Omsk region.

The number of pedigree cattle in Kazakhstan has grown 2.5 times

The result of eight years of reforming the beef cattle breeding sector was an increase in breeding stock. According to data at the beginning of 2019, the number of pedigree cattle of all breeds in Kazakhstan amounted to 824,000 heads, or 11.5% of the total cattle population. For comparison, in 2011 this figure was 5.6% of the total livestock of 5.7 million heads of cattle or 319,000 breeding stock.

Dairy inspection results

Experts at the Laboratory for Quality and Safety of Animal and Plant Products, Feed and Environmental Objects of the Omsk Reference Center of the Rosselkhoznadzor (Omsky Biocluster member) identified dairy products that do not comply with regulatory documentation.

Meat consumption in Europe is declining

According to the EU agricultural forecast for 2019-30, meat consumption per capita in the EU has so far shown an upward trend. But by 2030, meat consumption in the EU is expected to decline from 69.8 kg to 68.7 kg per capita.

OmSAU students visited the Veterinary Expert Laboratory

Students of the Omsk State Agrarian University visited the Expert Veterinary Laboratory of the Omsk Reference Center of the Rosselkhoznadzor with a tour (both institutions are the Omsky Biocluster member).

U.S. soybeans rise on China purchase hopes

U.S. soybean futures rose in early trade on Friday, hovering below an 18-month high hit in the previous session, as bullish hopes that China will ramp up soy purchases following a recently struck trade deal supported the market.

Russian gasoline needs 4 million tons of grain

Now the Russian gasoline market is about 35 million tons, and to add 5% bioethanol, Russian producers must grow an additional 4 million tons of grain. In this case, varieties must have special properties. This and other topics were discussed at a meeting of the Expert Commission on the inclusion of varieties of corn and fodder crops in the State Register of selection achievements approved for use. The commission meeting was chaired by the head of the State Variety Commission…