agriculture in Caucasus

Georgia wants to stop subsidizing grapes

Georgia wants to stop subsidizing grapes

The head of the Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia, Otar Shamugia, said that the government is in favor of ending subsidies for the grape harvest, which allows farmers to sell certain varieties of grapes at a price above the market. …

Azerbaijan to auction Karabakh horses for first time

Azerbaijan to auction Karabakh horses for first time

For the first time in Azerbaijan, horses of the Karabakh breed will be put up for auction, the Ministry of Agriculture of Azerbaijan reported. The auctions will be organized in the Gobustan Demonstration Cattle Breeding Complex at …

Kizlyar brandy factory to plant vineyards

Kizlyar brandy factory to plant vineyards

The largest brandy producer in Dagestan, the Kizlyar Brandy Factory, will modernize production and implement the project of planting its own vineyards, the press service of the Russian Ministry of Finance said on Saturday. …

First pasta production to be opened in Ingushetia

First pasta production to be opened in Ingushetia

The Karabulak flour mill in Ingushetia plans to expand its sphere of activity and open the first pasta production in the region, the press service of the republic's government reported. The company has recently …

Georgia on list of countries permitted to export snails to EU

Georgia on list of countries permitted to export snails to EU

Georgia has been added to the list of countries that can export snails to the European Union market, the Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture said. The adoption of the regulation has followed measures taken by the Georgian …

Vegetable oil to become cheaper in Uzbekistan

Vegetable oil to become cheaper in Uzbekistan

Uzbek MP Rasul Kusherbayev said today that from May 1, the import of vegetable oil will be exempted from VAT in Uzbekistan, while the export of vegetable oil will be limited. According to Kusherbayev, these measures are aimed at …

Mass die-off of birds in Georgia

Mass die-off of birds in Georgia

Mass die-off of birds was recorded in Kakheti, the National Food Agency informs. Veterinarians are reported to be working on site. They will have to collect material for samples and study the situation. Samples will first …

Uzbekistan to tighten control over tomatoes export

Uzbekistan to tighten control over tomatoes export

According to Rosselkhoznadzor, Uzbekistan informed the Russian side of its intention to tighten control over the quality of tomatoes exported to the country. Recall that in December last year, Russia banned the import of tomatoes from …

Dagestan to increase area for super-intensive gardens

Dagestan to increase area for super-intensive gardens

This year, Dagestani farmers will lay about 240 hectares of super-intensive gardens, which is 20% more comparing to the previous year. “Today, Dagestanis are betting on super-intensive gardens. Last year, 200 hectares were …

Report: Karabakh separatism has no prospects

Report: Karabakh separatism has no prospects

In post-war period, the Armenian population of Azerbaijan living in the zone of responsibility of the Russian peacekeepers has no alternatives left to full-fledged integration into the Azerbaijani economy: the separatist regime, which has been …

Azerbaijan and Russia to discuss tomato supply issue

Azerbaijan and Russia to discuss tomato supply issue

The Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance initiated negotiations with Azerbaijan’s Food Safety Agency on January 26, according to the service. The parties will discuss the situation …

Azerbaijan to engage in Fourth Industrial Revolution

Azerbaijan to engage in Fourth Industrial Revolution

The opening of the Center for Coordination and Analysis of the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Azerbaijan by a decree signed today by President Ilham Aliyev will become an adequate response of the country's authorities to the latest …

Georgian honey conquers Italy

Georgian honey conquers Italy

Ten tons of honey from Georgia was exported to Italy, the press service of the National Food Agency of Georgia informs. Recall that in 2016, the European Commission positively assessed the system of state control of Georgia and included …

Russia ready to ban tomato import from Armenia

Russia ready to ban tomato import from Armenia

Armenia received a warning from the Rosselkhoznadzor about a possible ban on tomato imports. Pepino mosaic virus was found in Armenian tomatoes, which is dangerous for many vegetables. "The Pepino mosaic virus was …