The active development of this particular branch of agriculture in the region is taking place at the initiative of Veniamin Kondratyev, the Governor of the Krasnodar Region.
For the Krasnodar Region horticulture is one of the priority branches of economy. The region remains Russia's leading region for its development. Farmers of the region produce about half of all fruits and berries in the country.
- With the support of the Head of the Region, horticulture has reached a new level of development. If in 2015 about 400 million rubles were allocated for its development. This year the amount allocated from the federal and regional budgets is 800 million rubles, - the Ministry of Agriculture and Processing Industry of the Region noted.
The cultivation of berries also has been developed. According to the results of the previous year, the Krasnodar Region took the fifth place in Russia on its production. Gardeners of the region picked 1.2 thousand tons of berries. The 2019 harvest was the largest in the region for the last 10 years.
Press-service of the Administration of the Krasnodar Region