AGRICULTURAL SECTOR

Farming area is 3.349 mil. ha, 66.5% of the total area of Dagestan.

 

Main vegetation and climate zones: subtropical forests in the mouth of the Samur River, deserts and semideserts in the north of Dagestan, alpine tundra and glaciers.

 

Main areas in crop production is production of grain (rye, wheat, maize), potato, vegetables, sun flower, fruit and grape; in animal farming is production of meat, milk, and eggs.

 

Self-sufficiency rate for agricultural products in 2011, %

Indicator Resources* Consumption Self-sufficiency
Potato, th. tons
625,00
303,80
205,70
Vegetables, th. tons
1 255,40
646,40
194,20
Meat, th. tons
182,70
193,70
94,30
Milk, th. tons
693,70
662,70
104,70
Eggs, mil. units
202,60
420,80
48,10

*Resources are a sum of output and stock of crop and animal products as at the year beginning across all types of farms.