Department of Agriculture and Food Stocks
The Department of Agriculture and Food Stocks of the Vologda Oblast is the principal agency responsible for promotion of agricultural and fisheries development and growth. In pursuit of this, it provides the policy framework, helps direct public investments, and in partnership with local government units provides the support services necessary to make agriculture and agri-based enterprises profitable.
The Department of Agriculture and Food Stocks of the Vologda Oblast works in accordance with the Clause of the Department of Agriculture and Food Stocks confirmed by the Vologda Oblast Government Decree N 1221 dated as of 02.12.2013.
The Department of Agriculture and Food Stocks enforces standards for wholesomeness and quality of meat, poultry and eggs produced in the Vologda Oblast. Its food safety activities include inspecting poultry, eggs, and domestic and imported meat; inspecting livestock and production plants; and making quality inspections for grain, fruits, vegetables, meat, poultry and dairy products.
Main functions of the Department:
- policy with regard to agriculture and the food industry and the development of the fishing industry;
- implementing the national project to support agriculture;
- agriculture management;
- agricultural production management;
- food industry management;
- management of livestock breeding, seed-farming, land development, veterinary science;
- control for observance of normative and legal documents.
According to the data of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, the Vologda Region took the 7th place in the all-Russian rating for average daily milk yield per cow.
A delegation from the Vologda Oblast received 48 medals at the international exhibition Prodexpo - 2020.
Prodexpo, an international exhibition for Food, Beverages, Food Raw Materials is the largest specialized exhibition in Russia and Eastern Europe. Prodexpo is taking place from February 10th to February 14th 2020 in Moscow.
In 2019 the Vologda Region produced 9,000 tons of butter. According to Rosstat, 50.7 % of the total amount of butter produced in Russia’s North-West last year was manufactured in the Vologda Region. All in all, the Vologda Region produces 3.5 % of Russia’s total amount of butter.
2020 edition of International Green Week organised by Messe Berlin GmbH started on January 17th. It is a 10 day event.
The 21st Russian Agricultural Exhibition Golden Autumn 2019 was held from the 9th of October till 12th of October on the territory of the VDNH (National Exhibition of Economic Achievements), Moscow.
The 21st Russian Agricultural Exhibition Golden Autumn 2019 is held from the 9th of October till 12th of October on the territory of the VDNH (National Exhibition of Economic Achievements), Moscow.
The theme of Moscow’s main harvest festival this year is innovations in agriculture. From October 4 to 13, more than a thousand venues will open for Moscow residents and guests.
The International Bread Forum “Bread means Peace” took place on September 19-22, 2019 in Kaluga Region (Russia). The Forum was organised by the Russian Guild of Bakers and Confectioners and Union Internationale de Boulangerie et Patisserie (UIBC).
A press breakfast was held as part of a series of meetings of Vologda’s journalists with top leadership of the Vologda Oblast Government.
The III Global Fishery Forum and International Exhibition of Fish Industry, Seafood and Technology was held from 10 to 12 July in St. Petersburg, at the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Russia’s leading tradeshow for modern animal husbandry and breeding took place at the VDNH Exhibition Grounds in Moscow on February 5-7, 2019.
Culinary stars from Russia and foreign states chose the best dairy products in Russia. The Golden Clover Award was held within the framework of the 2nd Russian Dairy Industry Forum “Vologda-Dairy Capital of Russia” that took place on November 30 - December 1.
The 2nd Russian Dairy Industry Forum “Vologda-Dairy Capital of Russia” will kick off in Vologda on November 30th. It will last till December 1st.
Last year the Forum was visited by more than 500 participants from 15 Russian regions and 5 foreign countries. Representatives of the RF Ministry of Agriculture, Russian experts of agribusiness and dairy industry, leading scientists, farmers, as well as foreign guests from the Republic of Belarus, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden and China came to Vologda to participate in the forum.
The 20th Russian Agricultural Exhibition Golden Autumn 2018 was held from the 10th of October till 13th of October 2018 on the territory of the VDNH (National Exhibition of Economic Achievements), Moscow.
The 20th Russian Agricultural Exhibition Golden Autumn 2018 will be held from the 10th of October till 13th of October 2018 on the territory of the VDNH.
The 20th Russian Agricultural Exhibition Golden Autumn 2018 is held from the 10th of October till 13th of October 2018 on the territory of the VDNH.
The Golden Autumn is the main Agricultural Forum of the Russian Federation keeping the best traditions of the All-Union Agricultural Exhibition and developing the modern technologies of the exhibition business in the area of industrial agriculture.