In the Samara region owner in the village enough. Farmers have always coped on their own, without attracting migrants.
“But there is another problem, says the President of the Association of peasant (farmer) farms and agricultural cooperatives in the Samara region” Vitaly Kozhevatkin. Is Finance. Some farmers can’t get loans for seed. If earlier the local branch of the agricultural Bank was a certain limit, the money was distributed here, now, we both understand that everything is decided in Moscow. The question is. In addition, the regime of self-isolation did not add to farmers ‘ mobility, because it is necessary to collect a package of documents for the loan. But not all have communication, because not everywhere has an Internet.”
there is Still one difficulty associated with money. “Many beginning farmers relied on grants from the regional budget, – continues the head of the Association. – Prepared business plans, but were not all they wanted. Funding support cut off”.
Another story – a hothouse of “Volga” in Saratov region. It is engaged in the production of greenhouse vegetables in greenhouses and cultivation of Apple orchards of intensive type. As explained by company CEO Roman Kowalski, this spring, growers of greenhouse vegetables has appeared in a difficult situation.
Vegetables are not goods of first necessity. And when people began to save, the demand for them fell, sale fell. Although the prices we had not increased, on the contrary, they were lower than last year, says Kowalski.
However, such greenhouses on formal grounds due to the fact that in this business there are a lot of manual labor, can not rely on the support measures for small and medium-sized businesses. As the entrepreneur thinks, because the greenhouse industry in the current situation affected, it is also necessary to distribute the state.
another Problem was per-hectare support, said the Chairman of Association of farms of the Novosibirsk region Alexey Salnikov.
“last year we did, and left without it, because of the new rules, which the seeds need to be regionalized, local varieties, he explained. Farmers they are not possessed, but was bought for breeding. Now, when we multiplied, it was found that payments under “pulecharkhi” advance steel, and therefore will be calculated on last year’s volumes of the stated crops. We promise that payment will be later, in fact, weed seeds zoned areas, but in planting season the money will not take part”.
Meanwhile, prices grew significantly. “Went up almost all the spare parts, chemicals, equipment, – have told in Omsk farmer Yuri Scherbak, six times won the title of “Best farmer of Russia”. – We explain that this is not due to the pandemic, and with the rise of the dollar. But domestic appliances also rose in price for 15-20 percent. And for example, the tractor “Belarus” has risen to 300 thousand rubles”.
Appeared in this year from farmers and new challenges, unprecedented.
the Small town of Yershov, where at least 20 thousand inhabitants, was in second place after the regional center of Saratov – the number infected with the coronavirus residents in the region. At the end of April, it entered quarantine, first in the town, and then throughout the district.
As the head of the local branch of the farmers ‘ Association Nikolai Kuzmin, this has caused problems in carrying out field work. Due to the fact that the city was closed, the villagers from nearby villages could not buy spare parts for agricultural machinery. The work could establish not at once.
a Similar problem was and in the Omsk region. Farmers called irregular supply of spare parts – one of the most serious problems of the spring harvest.
“For three weeks we could not buy no bolts, no clamps, no gaskets, complains in an interview with “RG” the President of the Union of peasant farms of the Omsk region, farmer Ivan Brigert.- Only recently, the situation has stabilized”.
it was not Easy and the Voronezh region. In the first days after the introduction of universal isolation, there were worries about parts for agricultural machinery. Auto shops closed, vendors did not immediately understand how to organize remote work delivery, afraid of punishment. And only after the companies explained that their activity is lawful, difficulties with spare parts has ended.
the Voronezh Vice-Governor Viktor Logvinov noted that due to the closure of the borders had problems with the purchase of seeds of sugar beet, sunflower and corn. This was confirmed by the company “EkoNiva-APK” whose farms are located in several regions of the Central Federal district (Voronezh, in addition, the company is present in the Kursk, Kaluga, Ryazan and Moscow regions). “The situation with the coronavirus has affected the timely supply of seeds and means of plant protection. Some of the stated positions of the suppliers was not at all. And prices increased by 15-20 percent due to the increase in the exchange rate”, – reported in EkoNiva.
that was Tough and Altai farmers told the correspondent “RG” the head of the Union of peasant (farmer) farms of the Altai territory Alexander Balakov. In the first week of isolation of the farmers have had problems with the purchase of machinery, spare parts, fertilizers, as suppliers stopped work. “We sounded the alarm: it was impossible to even get paid seeders, seeding machines and other necessary products to us,” says a farmer from kosikhinskiy district Alexander Trautveyn.
But we must pay tribute to the regional authorities immediately responded to W��lobi peasants and lifted the ban on the operation of enterprises-suppliers.
In the Novosibirsk region during the planting season has worsened “chronic” problem with ferrying of equipment from field to field, with the pass for her.
the Main operating farm machinery are produced with high dimensions, and this added size implements. “To move equipment from field to field, need applications to stage and support a very complex procedural moment,” – stressed the Chairman of the Association of farms of the Novosibirsk region Alexey Salnikov. On the background of the overall high-availability the lack of speed in transporting equipment is very noticeable.
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