06:00:57 Sunday, October 17
Politics Economy Agriculture Society IT Education Medicine Religion Communal Services Incidents Crime Culture Sport

Milk production increases by 3.5% in Penza region

16:14 | 13.02.2017 | Economy


Penza, 13 February 2017. PenzaNews. The amount of milk production at enterprises of all categories increased by 3.5% and reached 19,459 tons in the Penza region in January 2017 compared to January 2015.

Milk production increases by 3.5% in Penza region

© PenzaNewsBuy the photo

As it was reported by the Penzastat website, the maximum growth – 11.1% – was provided by farms and individual entrepreneurs. However, the total volume of their production is small – 1,761 tons.

Milk production in agricultural organizations increased by 51% – from 11,686 to 12,286 tons.

At the same time, private households showed a negative trend. In January 2016 they produced 5,534 tons of milk while this year – 5,412 tons, which is 2.2% less.

Generally, the overall picture of 2017 is such: 63.1% of milk was produced in agricultural organizations, 27.8% – in private households, 9.1% – by farmers and individual entrepreneurs.

Compared to the previous year, the figures did not change great, last year they amounted to 62.2%, 29.4% and 8.4% respectively.

Lastest headlines
Read also