New high-tech farm will be built in Ulyanovsk region

© AP Photo / Rob TaggartМолочная farm. Archival photoNew high-tech farm will be built in Ulyanovsk region© AP Photo / Rob Taggart

Dairy cattle-breeding complex for two hundred head to be built in the village of Pokrovskoye TSIL’ninskaya district of the Ulyanovsk region, the press service of the Governor and government of Ulyanovsk region, Recalling that dairy farming declared by the Governor of the region one of the priority directions of development of agriculture of the Ulyanovsk region.

The Governor of the Ulyanovsk region Sergey Morozov and the head of the TSIL’ninskaya district Hanafi Ramazanov took part in a solemn bookmark of the first stone in the Foundation of a new farm. According to the head of the region, this event is a landmark not only for specific farm and municipality and for the whole of the Ulyanovsk region.

«The commissioning of this modern, high-tech complex plays an important strategic role in addressing the issue of food security in the region. Our task at least until 2021 is to increase the number of cows in farms of all categories up to 60 thousand cattle, increasing milk production up to 300 thousand tons per year, which will allow to satisfy demand of population of the Ulyanovsk region in milk and dairy products», — the press service quoted Morozov.

In addition, the head of the region noted the social significance of the project, which will allow the village to attract young highly-qualified specialists.

According to the Minister of agriculture, forestry and natural resources of Ulyanovsk region Mikhail Semenkina, the design capacity of the new farm is 1.5 thousand tons of milk per year.

«It will have mechanized line of milking, collection and cooling of milk, natural ventilation system, organized feed tables and automatic system of manure removal. The commissioning of this farm will allow to increase the average milk yield in area per cow up to six tons», — the press service quoted Semenkina.

According to him, all production facilities will be built on the best international and European standards, they will place highly productive cattle.

According to the press service, construction of livestock farms conducted in the village of Troitskiy Sungur Novospassky district («agro-Neptune») and the village of Ozerki of Cherdaklinsky district (OOO KFKH Vozrozhdenie»).