Rudest: state support is needed not only large but also small enterprises APK

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Mangalapura in fotomontage wheat. Archival photoRudest: state support is needed not only large but also small enterprises APK© RIA Novosti / Alexei Mangalapura the image Bank

Farmers of the Tver region has received since the beginning of 2017 more than 1 billion rubles of state support from the budget of the region, financial assistance 166 agricultural enterprises and farms, 90 young professionals admitted to work in agriculture. In addition, 21 young family paid for the purchase of housing, the press service of the government of Tver region.

In the opinion of the Governor of the Tver region Igor farm, with, government funds should be evenly distributed between large, small and medium enterprises.

«The Russian President set the task for the effective development of agriculture. In the Tver region, it must be expressed in growth of volume of production, entry into circulation of unused agricultural land, the development of small and medium business in rural areas and the creation of new jobs», — the press service quoted the words of the head of the region.

Among the main areas of assistance the state support of plant growing, elite seed growing, livestock breeding, milk production, reducing the burden for insurance of livestock and crop production, reimbursement of expenses for the production of flax, subsidies for the purchase of machinery and special equipment. Also among priorities — creation of comfortable conditions of life in rural areas, support of personnel potential of the agricultural enterprises, provision of access to loans, support small farms.

According to the press service, in 2017 the total amount of funds of the Federal and regional budgets for agriculture in the Tver region is more than 2.5 billion rubles. In particular, to subsidise short-term loans to small farms have received 74 million rubles, for large investment loans — 1.3 billion rubles. Order 25,4 million rubles were subsidies for the purchase of new equipment. The amount of such subsidies in comparison with the year 2016 increased 3.5 times and that will allow to subsidize the purchase more than 180 machines.

Acreage in the Tver region this year will increase by 20 hectares, and the total for the next five years it is planned to put into circulation 100 thousand hectares of farmland, said the press service.