Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 28
By Rashid Shirinov – Trend:
More than 3 billion tenge was allocated for the development of animal husbandry this year in Kazakhstan's Pavlodar region and 75 percent of this amount has already been utilized, Head of the region's Agriculture Department Nurbolat Makashev said, according to Kazakh media.
He expressed confidence that the remaining funds will be utilized by the end of the year.
"Through the Fund for Financial Support of Agriculture and the Agrarian Credit Corporation, agricultural producers from all districts of the region have applied for the purchase of breeding cattle," Makashev said.
The head of department also noted the positive dynamics in animal husbandry in Pavlodar region.
"Compared to last year, meat production increased by 4.1 percent, and milk production - by 3.2 percent. As many as 1,183 tons of meat were exported, while the plan was 1,000 tons," he said.
Makashev added that a program of development of the agroindustrial complex for 2018-2022 was prepared in Pavlodar, which provides for the development of not only beef farming but also dairy farming and irrigated agriculture.
"The availability of fodder is 144 percent of the plan, the yield of roughage fodder is 15 percent higher year-on-year, so there will be no problems with animal feed," the head of department added.
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