AGRICULTURAL SECTOR

The cultivated area of all agricultural plants in all farms is 297.1 th. ha as of January 1, 2011.

 

Soil resources include 23 types and 389 categories of soils. Plains are covered with black soils and liver-coloured soils; and there are mountain meadow soils on hill sides.

 

Crop growing is focused on grain production (corn, wheat, millet), potato, vegetables, sunflower, cannabis for production and technical needs; animal farming is concentrated in beef and dairy cattle production, sheep breeding, and poultry breeding. Horse raising is of much interest.

 

 

Self-sufficiency rate for agricultural products in 2011, %

Indicator Resources* Consumption Self-sufficiency
Potato, th. tons
409,40
219,00
187,00
Vegetables, th. tons
596,10
261,00
228,40
Meat, th. tons
85,20
71,60
119,00
Milk, th. tons
421,80
347,10
121,50
Eggs, mil. units
176,20
198,50
88,80

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