28 November 2012, Wednesday, 12:18

Growth of agricultural machinery and equipment purchases is marked in Bashkiria

author: Galina Bakshieva

By April 1, 2013 preparation of seeders and sowing units for spring field works should be finished in the republic. At present technical readiness of seeders already reaches 70 percent, the press-service of the Ministry of Agriculture of Bashkortostan informs.

In total to the beginning of spring field works more than eight thousand tractors, about 1800 grain-harvesting, 130 beet-harvesting and 560 fodder harvesting combines, and also 3500 lorries should be repaired in regional agricultural enterprises.

Due to budgetary subsidising of expenses for acquisition of priority kinds of domestic agricultural machinery republican farms purchased more than 2900 units of vehicles and equipment for the total sum of almost 3,4 billion roubles for 10 months 2012. It by 830 million roubles exceeds indicators of the first 10 months 2011. For the present it is the greatest volume of the purchased agricultural machinery for the last 15 years.