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Russia’s grain regions at high risk of wildfires

Dry and hot weather will persist in Russia’s key agricultural regions and according to forecasts wildfires are expected in the coming days.

Russia to allocate funds for livestock feed

Russian Ministry of Agriculture is going to allocate 15 billion rubles (US$ 500 million) for livestock producers in the form of subsides for purchasing feed, announced the Minister Nikolai Fyodorov recently.

Russia: Livestock development boosts soybean meal demand

Programmes undertaken by the Russian government to develop the country’s poultry and livestock production industries has resulted in the increase demand for soybean meal, which is used in animal feed.

Russia gets rights to supply poultry meat to EU

Russian agriculture watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor reports that the EC has evaluated the Russian government quality and production safety control over the production of poultry products in companies that plan to export to EU countries.

Russia fight against high grain prices

Russian authorities have started full scale intervention in the domestic grain market to curb prices and control export.

Russia allows GMO soy in feed production

Russian authorities have recently approved the use of GM soy BPS-CV127-9 (BASF Plant Science Company)for use in animal feeding.

Russia cut corn export by half due to high domestic demand

By the end of this agricultural year Russia will reduce corn exports by half, predicts the general director of the Institute for Agricultural Market Studies (IKAR) Dmitry Rylko.