agriculture in Caucasus

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Ramazan Abdullatipov paved first furrow near Tatlyar

Ramazan Abdullatipov paved first furrow near Tatlyar

A traditional opening of the agricultural season in Dagestan was held yesterday, during which the head of republic, Ramazan Abdullatipov, paved the symbolic "first furrow" near the village of Tatlyar. …

Ramazan Abdulatipov to hold meetings in Iran

Ramazan Abdulatipov to hold meetings in Iran

The head of the Republic of Dagestan, Ramazan Abdulatipov, arrived in Iran today as a part of the official Russian delegation headed by the Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Sergey Levin. The …

Number of Stavropol sheep to increase by 60% this year

Number of Stavropol sheep to increase by 60% this year

Agrarians of the Stavropol Territory intend to increase the number of sheep up to 3.5 million this year, the press service of the Ministry of the industry of the region reports. Taking into account that last year the number was 2.2 …

Dagestan farmer organizes fitness exercises for lambs

Dagestan farmer organizes fitness exercises for lambs

Dagestani farmer Bayrambek Rahimov is conducting a unique experiment. He has decided to hire a fitness coach for his 50 lambs, the role of which will be played by a six-month old lioness named Masha. It is reported …

Armenian Press Review (February 4-10)

Armenian Press Review (February 4-10)

The coalition of the RPA and ARFD, fracturing of ‘Prosperous Armenia’, the new ambassador of Armenia to Russia, rises in prices ...

Azerbaijani cotton growers to receive benefits

Azerbaijani cotton growers to receive benefits

The government of Azerbaijan will support cotton growers using concessional lending, the Minister of Economy and Industry, Shahin Mustafayev, said at the conference titled 'Experience of …

Georgian farmers to receive assistance from government

Georgian farmers to receive assistance from government

The Georgian government has decided to continue the "Project to assist smallholder farmers to conduct spring works" in 2016, the Georgian Ministry of Agriculture said. "Under the project in 2016 those farmers who own a …

Сreative work has been carried out

Сreative work has been carried out

The presidential aide Ali Hasanov spoke about the economic potential and Azerbaijan's ability to develop in difficult conditions

Abkhazia to provide Russians with tangerines

Abkhazia to provide Russians with tangerines

The amount of tangerines Abkhazia exported to Russia this November increased by 30%, the deputy head of the Ministry of Agriculture of the republic, Vladimir Daurov, said. "5650 thousand tonnes of tangerines …

Khloponin: sanctions open Russian market for North Caucasus

Khloponin: sanctions open Russian market for North Caucasus

During the programs of import substitution, North Caucasus agribusiness companies have gained access to the Russian market: eight agribusiness investment projects will be carried out in the current year in the North Caucasus Federal District, …

Deputy Prime Minister of Dagestan dismissed

Deputy Prime Minister of Dagestan dismissed

The Deputy Prime Minister of Dagestan, Sharip Sharipov,  has been dismissed from his post in connection with a transfer to another job. The corresponding decree was signed by the head of Dagestan, Ramazan …

Ingushetia increases investment in agricultural sector

Ingushetia increases investment in agricultural sector

The head of Ingushetia, Yunus-bek Yevkurov, inspected some construction sites in the Malgobek district's industrial zone. He checked the construction of the poultry complex 'South'. The complex will consist of 35 …

Winter crops sowing plan executed in Stavropol region

Winter crops sowing plan executed in Stavropol region

The activities of the winter crops sowing were completed in the Stavropol region, the regional Ministry of Agriculture reported. "1.914 million hectares were sowed, or 100% of the plan, 1.852 million …

Lake Sevan's level drops 10cm

Lake Sevan's level drops 10cm

The level of water in Lake Sevan has dropped 10 centimeters from September 1 to October 19, EcoLur NGO reports. Eyewitnesses say that the level of water drastically dropped right before their eyes. The State ...