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Milk production in Penza region increases by 10.8% in January-July

14:16 | 17.08.2020 | Agriculture

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Penza, 17 August 2020. PenzaNews. 229 400 tonnes of milk was produced in Penza region in January-July 2020, which is 10.8% more than in the same period in 2019. This was evidenced by data of Penzastat.

Milk production in Penza region increases by 10.8% in January-July

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More than half of the total volume – about 119.6 thousand tons, or 52.1% – was produced by agricultural organizations. Compared to January-July 2019, the growth was 19%.

The share of peasant farms and individual entrepreneurs in the total volume was 15.5%. In January-July this year they produced almost 35 500 tonnes of milk, which is 11.9% more than in the same period last year.

Private households showed a decline: in January-July 2020, they produced about 74 400 tonnes of milk, which is 0.5% less than a year earlier. Their share in the total volume was 32.4%.

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