Stavropol authorities will retain support for laying orchards by private farms


In 2019, authorities of Stavropol region plan to allocate  approximately 80 million rubles for the establishment of superintensive type gardens in personal subsidiary farms. This type of grant support in the region was first introduced in 2018, as stated by Regional Minister of Agriculture Vladimir Sitnikov.

“Of course, this is more a social project that focuses on employment, support of the people who are interested in gardening, development of personal subsidiary farming. The project was implemented in 2018, there were no problems. It was decided to maintain a support level of about 80 million rubles in 2019” , – he said.

Grants of 400 thousand rubles are allocated to owners of land with area ranging from 0.1 to 0.5 hectares. In 2018, support was sent to 200 private farms in five districts of the region. It is expected that in 2019 this number will double.