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South Kazakhstan intends to increase the output of agricultural products by 3.9 percent PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 24 February 2018 12:26

In 2018, the South-Kazakhstan region intends to increase the export of processed agricultural products.

This was reported by the head of the region Zh. Tuimebayev during the meeting with the population in "Turkestan" palace. This year, the area under agricultural crops will be increased by 15 thousand hectares, the total area is 833 thousand hectares. In addition, intensive gardens are planned to be planted on 800 hectares, grapes – on 736 hectares, raspberries – on 300 hectares, and walnut gardens – on 1,000 hectares.

Besides, greenhouses will be built on 200 hectares, and the method of drip irrigation will be introduced on 7,200 hectares, the IA “Kazakh-Zerno” reported.

Along with this, the akim of the region noted that this year the work will continue to unite peasant farms in cooperatives. As a result, these cooperatives intend to produce 2,700 tons of meat, 34,200 tons of milk, 6,000 tons of fruit, and 5,000 tons of vegetables.

"At the same time, it is planned to open 3,173 new small feeding platforms, 731 family dairy farms, 15 small poultry farms and 7 fish farms in the region. As a result, the volume of agricultural products will increase by 595.3 billion tenge, growth will reach 3.9 percent," Zh. Tuimebayev said.

In addition, the head of the region stressed that modular milk receiving stations are being created in the region, which will contribute to the development of a "dairy cluster" and cooperatives, and a program has been created for entrepreneurs to purchase modular milk collection points for leasing without collateral and prepayment. At the same time, it is planned to attract rural residents to mass entrepreneurship, for the development of family business it is planned to accommodate modular points for the production of dairy products, drying of fruits, berries and slaughtering livestock.




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