Establishing new gardens is in progress in Dagestan

A total of 1424.5 ha has been established in Dagestan as of 8 December at the targeted 1100 ha. The total established area includes 673.5 of intensive gardens.

This fall alone registered 161.5 ha of new gardens in the republic, with works still underway. The leader for established areas is the Magaramkentsky area with 461 ha, 286 ha of which are intensive-type gardens. Kizilyurtovsky area ranks second, with a total of 179 ha established, including 110 ha of intensive gardens. Kaitagsky, Derbentsky, Karabudakhkentsky, Akhtysky, and Sergokalinsky areas also demonstrate good results, accounting for 49 – 88 ha of gardens each, including intensive orchards.

Gardening is a conventional and essential branch of Dagestan’s agriculture, being a paramount focus of the regional economy.

The sector is a top priority under import substitution conditions. In this context, from 2014 onwards, more than 1.5 k ha of gardens are being established in Dagestan annually. According to forecasts, the region will feature more than 4 k ha of new gardens by 2020.

Andrey Neduzhko
CEO
STEP Agriholding

Oleg Ryanov
CEO
Yuzhnye Zemli

Ivan Ustyugov
CEO
Nash Sad

Artem Kanunnikov
Chief Agronomer
Fillipov AG (Grigorevskie Sady)

Evgeniy Akhpashev

Director of Food and Processing Industry, Ministry of Agriculture of Russia

Peter Chekmarev

Director of Crop Farming, Mechanisation, Chemicalisation and Crop Protection, Ministry of Agriculture of Russia

Alexander Prodan
Chairman
Malinovij Don

The company is specialised in fruit and berry rootstock and planting stock cultivation, fresh fruit, berry and vegetable production and processing. Poultry farming and pond fish breeding. Total area: 200 ha. The launch of a refrigerator section, modernisation of a processing section, and establishment of base raspberry, honeyberry and blackberry nurseries is also planned.

Zamir Balkizov
CEO
Sad-Gigant Ingushetiya

Today it is a pilot project and a gardener training base in the republic. Sad-Gigant Ingushetia intends to provide the region with new fruit varieties. At present, the orchard produces more than 15 apple varieties, cherry, plum, peach, and nectarine.

Alexander Lukyanchenko
CEO
Yagody Chernozemya

Igor Tyurin
CEO
Plodovoye

Plodovoe is one of the major Russian enterprises producing apples, sweet cherries, plums, cherries, apricots and cherry plums. The enterprise annual capacity is more than 10000 t of apple, 1200 t of sweet cherry, and 300 t of plum.

Aslanbek Khaupshev
Founder
Sady Elbrusa

Elbrus Gardens operating since 2008 is engaged in agriculture based on latest technologies for product quality enhancement. Core activity is laying perennial plantation, fruit and apple tree orchards, further product storage, processing, picking, packaging and trade. A fruit and vegetable storage facility as of 5 000 t with built-in equipment is launched.

Anatoly Kutsenko
Director for Economy, Investment and Agriculture Markets Regulation
Ministry of Agriculture of Russia