26-09-2012 09:25 AM
Russia will not restrict grain exports: Deputy PM
Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, responsible for the agriculture sector, ruled out export restrictions of any kind and called for an ...
25-09-2012 09:11 AM
Russian wheat prices rise further
Russia's domestic wheat prices rose further in the last week with farmers holding onto stock, analysts said on Monday, keeping food inflation concerns...
20-09-2012 07:59 AM
Russia may double wheat imports due to drought
Major wheat exporter Russia may this year double its usually small imports of grain from neighbouring Kazakhstan and Ukraine to cover shortfalls due t...
18-09-2012 08:40 AM
Russia and China to sign deal to fight illicit fishing
Russia and China are planning an agreement to stop illegal, undeclared and unlicensed fishing, according to a Russian government directive.
14-09-2012 09:03 AM
Russian poultry producers will increase the rate of production
The Russian Ministry of Agriculture has published a report “ Development concept of poultry farming until 2020” which forecasts the consumption of fee...
07-09-2012 08:32 AM
G20 to consider action on food prices next month
Group of 20 nations will decide next month whether to take joint action on soaring global grains prices, Russia said on Thursday, but analysts doubted...
06-09-2012 08:45 AM
Banner of Lenin flies over would-be Russian farm boom
This year's wheat, piled in steel sheds on the Banner of Lenin collective farm, shimmers greyish-gold in the dusty air, a vision of plenty worthy of a...
03-09-2012 08:53 AM
Wheat may open lower after Russian export concerns ease
What follows are opening calls for U.S. grain and oilseed markets, which open on the Chicago Board of Trade at 6 a.m. Singapore time.
-- Wheat futu...
31-08-2012 09:14 AM
Traders expect Russia grain export tax from October
Drought-hit Russia is expected to restrict grain exports as estimates of the weather-ravaged crop have now slipped below levels seen after its 2010 cr...
24-08-2012 08:46 AM
Russia may run out of exportable grain surplus
Russia, the third biggest wheat shipper last season, will run out of its 2012-13 exportable grain surplus of 10 million to 14 million metric tons in N...
20-08-2012 08:33 AM
Russia's poultry production climbed 22% in July
Russia’s poultry output rose 22 percent to 285,000 metric tons in July compared with a year earlier, the state statistics service said.
Meat from c...
15-08-2012 07:47 AM
Corn, wheat advance as world drought parches crops
Wheat and corn advanced as drought cut grain crops from Russia to the U.S. amid rising demand from importers. Soybeans also gained.
Wheat for Decem...
13-08-2012 08:50 AM
Russia decides against wheat ban exports
The Russian Government has played down concerns about rising food costs, by deciding not to ban wheat exports this year.
Droughts in Russia and the...
06-08-2012 09:00 AM
Russia drought drives food price hikes
Russian agricultural producers have started talks with the country’s largest food retail chains over raising the prices of some goods by up to 20 perc...
03-08-2012 08:52 AM
Wheat prices dip as fears ease for Russian exports
Wheat prices dip as fears eased for Russian exports of the grain, and over the damage, to yields at least, of the French crop from persistent rains.
02-08-2012 08:59 AM
Russia will harvest 10-15 percent less grain this year
Russia will harvest 10-15 percent less grain this year than in 2011 due to unfavorable weather conditions, Agriculture Minister Nikolai Fyodorov said ...
02-08-2012 08:55 AM
Drought is added to Fedorov's tasks as Russia joins WTO
Nikolai Fedorov learned as a boy selling radishes in a street market in the former Soviet Union that when rivals showed up he had to cut prices. Now a...
01-08-2012 08:59 AM
Russia cuts grain harvest forecast amid drought
Russia’s agriculture ministry has revised downwards its forecast for the grain crop this year as farms in the Volga River region and Siberia sizzle in...
19-07-2012 06:57 AM
Russia cattle and poultry output rose by 9.7%
Russia’s production of cattle and poultry in so-called live weight, which includes meat, bones and byproducts, increased 9.7 percent to 800,000 metric...
17-07-2012 09:36 AM
Goldman Sachs note risks of Russia grain export ban
Goldman Sachs flagged the risk of a fresh ban on Russian grain exports even as the country's agriculture minister cautioned that shipments may fall be...
14-07-2012 14:55 PM
Russia brings in cowboys to beef up livestock
The Russian government is ambitiously implementing an almost $1-billion investment project in the agricultural sector in order to develop and secure d...
13-07-2012 07:00 AM
No grain ban expected
Russia has no grounds to ban grain exports this season, said Pavel Skurikhin, president of the country's Grain Producers' Union.
07-06-2012 09:54 AM
Siberia to ship grains to Asia-Pacific region
Siberia, which combines 12 regions in Russia, the world’s third-biggest wheat exporter, is seeking opportunities to ship cereals to the Asia-Pacific r...
06-06-2012 08:52 AM
Belarus' dairy exports to Russia
Belarusian dairy products are supplied to Russia in accordance with the plan that Belarus and Russia agreed on this year, said Deputy Agriculture and ...
29-05-2012 07:26 AM
Wheat declines as rain in Russia
Wheat declined on speculation that rain in parts of Russia and Australia, the world’s second biggest exporter, may boost production. Soybeans ad...
22-05-2012 07:27 AM
Russia’s poultry output increased 15%
Russia’s production of poultry and its byproducts increased 15 percent to 280,000 metric tons in April compared with a year earlier, the Federal...
14-05-2012 07:17 AM
Russia, Ukraine surging in grain markets
Fueled by record harvests, Russia and Ukraine are expected to surge to the top ranks of the global export markets for wheat and corn in the coming yea...
24-04-2012 09:49 AM
Russian region cuts sugar-beet sowing
Farmers in Russia’s Krasnodar region finished sugar-beet sowing, planting 118,000 hectares (291,584 acres), or 11 percent less than a year earli...
17-04-2012 07:55 AM
Russia exports record amounts of wheat
Between July the first 2011 and April 15 this year Russia has exported 18.5 million tonnes of wheat, a record amount.
11-04-2012 07:36 AM
Russian grain trader attracts interest
France’s Louis Dreyfus, Russian investment group Summa and four other Russian firms may vie for a large stake in Russia’s largest grain tr...
10-04-2012 07:47 AM
Russia’s farms: investment ticks up
Rising world grain prices are driving a new wave of interest in Russian agriculture.
05-04-2012 10:15 AM
Russia increasing antibiotics in feed production
According to the Russian Federal Statistic Service (Rosstat), the production of feed antibiotics in 2011 was 47,400 kg - this is 3.41 times higher tha...
21-03-2012 07:43 AM
Russia decides to block EU cattle
Russia said Monday it would go ahead with its threat to block imports of live pigs and cattle from EU states despite a last-ditch bid by a team of Eur...
16-03-2012 08:19 AM
Russia land lease likely to draw investors
As temperatures begin to rise this spring, thousands of Chinese migrant workers will cross the Sino-Russian border to work on farms. They will remain ...
07-03-2012 08:08 AM
Russia to limit cattle transit
Russia is limiting cattle transit via its territory from several European countries...
06-03-2012 08:15 AM
Russia wheat exports dropped 27%
Russia’s wheat exports were 989,600 metric tons in January, down 27 percent...
06-03-2012 08:13 AM
Russia to ban cattle imports from EU
Russia’s food safety and sanitary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor will ban cattle imports from all EU countries from March 20 following the spread of ...
06-02-2012 07:38 AM
Farmers Get $645M Fuel Discount
A company half-owned by BP and several other major oil companies will sacrifice more profits to support farmers this year thanks to a Cabinet decree p...
03-02-2012 09:03 AM
Putin wants self-sufficient poultry industry
During an agricultural promotional tour Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said that the government should introduce incentives for an increase in ...
01-02-2012 09:04 AM
Russia bans cattle from Germany, UK on virus
Russia imposed a temporary ban on live cattle imports from Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Britain and France starting Feb. 1 because of the Schmal...
01-02-2012 08:57 AM
Agriculture helps economy grow 4.3%
Russia’s economy grew by 4.3 per cent last year, benefiting from a surge in agricultural output and robust consumer spending, as well as record-...
25-01-2012 07:47 AM
Russia lacks export wheat in south
Russian supplies of milling wheat available for export from the Southern Federal District declined, pushing up prices, the Institute for Agricultural ...
20-01-2012 07:25 AM
African swine fever in Russia
The Russian Federation’s planned expansion of pork production and reduction in imports has been threatened in recent weeks by additional outbrea...
13-01-2012 07:33 AM
German Farmers Seek their Fortunes in Russia
In the 18th century, Catherine the Great invited German farmers to come to Russia and cultivate the land.
21-12-2011 07:27 AM
Russian farmers reap record crops
Russian farmers reaped record crops of oilseeds this year, the Agriculture Ministry said.
30-11-2011 08:47 AM
Russia predicts meat production to rise
Russia’s meat and poultry production is expected to reach 7.5 million tonnes in the current year, which is 333,000 tonnes (4.7 percent)...
07-10-2011 09:57 AM
Russia reduces rail tariffs for grain from Siberia
Russia’s Federal Service on Tariffs reduced charges on the transportation of grain and flour exports from the Siberian federal district and Kurg...
06-10-2011 09:33 AM
Putin sees bountiful agriculture
Russia might export a total of 23 million tons of grain by next June, as this year’s harvest is sufficient to meet domestic demand, First Deputy...
04-10-2011 08:34 AM
Russia's aim to become self-sufficient
Russia is reducing its reliance on imported food and aiming to become self-sufficient. But finding skilled local workers is a challenge.
29-09-2011 09:15 AM
Russian farmers face railway cost issue
Russian grain farmers face a railway monopoly that is increasing the cost of shipping crops out of the country, said Andrei Sizov, managing director o...