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121 PFEs, 30 family farms to open in Penza region this year

14:57 | 09.01.2015 | Economy

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Penza, 9 January 2015. PenzaNews. The Penza region officials plan to open 121 peasant farm enterprises (PFEs) and 30 family-owned cattle farms in 2015, the press service of the regional government informed PenzaNews agency on Friday, January 9.

“The region has been successfully implementing steps aimed at supporting new farmers and helping develop new family-owned cattle farm enterprises since 2012. 88 PFEs and 23 family farms have been created during the relevant programs, titled ‘New farmers support in 2012-2014’ and ‘Developing new family-owned cattle farm enterprises in 2012-2014’,” added the authorities.

According to the press service, cattle bred in the region gew from 15.7 thousand heads in 2013 to 21.1 thousand in 2014.

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