05 February 2010, Friday, 11:44

Bashkir farmers will participate in the XXI congress of AKKOR

author: Galya Nabieva

Farmers of Bashkortostan will take part in the XXI congress of the Russian Peasant Farmings and Agricultural Co-operatives Association (AKKOR). The congress will take place in Moscow on February 12 and delegation RB will be headed by the chairman of the regional association Tagir Turumtaev. The staff of the delegation RB includes 17 progressive farmers. Nine Republican agrarians will be rewarded with honorable diplomas for their efficient work.

At present time there are 4214 peasant farmings and 263 individual agrarians working in Bashkortostan. They cultivate 528 thousand hectares of either their own or leased lands. The farmers keep 94,4 thousand heads of cattle, 46,9 thousand pigs, 33,8 thousand sheep and goats, 14 thousand horses, 194,3 thousand heads of poultry and 20,1 thousand bee-families.

In 2009 the farmers’ output made 4,6 billion rubles – 4,6% of the whole volume of the Republican agricultural output.

themes: agriculture