24 June 2015, Wednesday, 14:58
UFA, 24 June 2015. /Bashinform News Agency, Rozaliya Valeeva/. Bashkortostan will receive 180 million rubles from the federal budget for the farmers grant programs. It is reported by the press service of the republican Ministry of Agriculture.
The first tranche of 108 million rubles was allocated by the order of the Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev at the end of March 2015. Then the funds were distributed among 82 private (peasant) farms.
Total Bashkortostan will receive more than 365 million rubles for the development of farms. The total amount of subsidies from the federal budget to regions for these purposes amounted to 3.4 billion rubles.
Bashkortostan is recognized as one of the leading regions of the country, where state support is used effectively in the development of the peasant (farmer) households. This is evidenced by the fact that since the start of this year over 250 new farms were established in the region. Total there are 5857 peasant farms and individual agricultural entrepreneurs in the republic.
The volume of agricultural output produced by farmers also increases in the republic. Thus, at the end of last year, it amounted to 9,768,500,000 rubles, which is 7.2% of the total gross production. For the first five months of this year regional farmers produced 6.1 thousand tons of livestock and poultry in live weight ( 110.9% to the same level of 2014), milk — 36,500 tons (105.8%), 5 million eggs (104.2%).