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Department of Agriculture and Food Stocks

Overview

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.

News

Vologda Region ranks 7th in milk production in Russia.

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.

Vologda’s companies display their staple products at 27th International Exhibition for Food, Beverages, Food Raw Materials 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.

Production of butter breaks records in Vologda Region - 9,000 tons per year

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.

Delegation from the Vologda Oblast brought 36 prestigious awards from XXI Russian Agricultural Exhibition Golden Autumn-2019.

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.

Vologda’s representatives are taking part in XXI Russian Agricultural Exhibition Golden Autumn-2019 in 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.

Vologda Region is taking part in "Golden Autumn" festival in 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.

Delegation from Vologda Region took part in International Bread Forum “Bread Means Peace”.

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).

On August 22 Deputy Governor Mikhail Glazkov met with journalists of the Vologda Region.

A press breakfast was held as part of a series of meetings of Vologda’s journalists with top leadership of the Vologda Oblast Government.

Delegation from Vologda Region took part in III Global Fishery Forum and International Exhibition of Fish Industry, Seafood and Technology (Seafood Expo Russia) that began in St. Petersburg on 10 July.

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.

Vologda’s delegation took part in AgroFarm 2019, the leading exhibition for animal husbandry and animal breeding in Russia.

Russia’s leading tradeshow for modern animal husbandry and breeding took place at the VDNH Exhibition Grounds in Moscow on February 5-7, 2019.

Three enterprises of the Vologda Region are the recipients of Golden Clover Award.

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.

Programme of II Russian Dairy Industry Forum “Vologda-Dairy Capital of Russia”

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.

II Russian Dairy Industry Forum “Vologda-Dairy Capital of Russia” will kick off  in Vologda on November 30th.

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.

Delegation from the Vologda Oblast brought 22 prestigious awards from XX Russian Agricultural Exhibition Golden Autumn-2018.

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.

Vologda’s representatives are taking part in XX Russian Agricultural Exhibition Golden Autumn-2018 in 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.

Vologda’s products are on display at the Golden Autumn - 2018 exhibition in Moscow.

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.

Delegation from Vologda Oblast will take part in Russian Agricultural Exhibition Golden Autumn-2018 in Moscow.

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.