In a gathering yesterday (Tuesday, September 27), Russian president Vladimir Putin stated that Russian farmers could also be known as on to combat within the battle towards Ukraine.
“Agricultural employees could also be known as up throughout the partial mobilisation,” he stated.
“It’s essential to present assist to their households.”
Nevertheless, addressing regional heads and heads of agricultural enterprises, he stated that this should not take away from the agricultural sector’s overarching aim: Making certain meals safety in Russia and bettering the lives of Russian residents in rural areas.
“I need to emphasise once more that further income that the improvement of agriculture supplies must go, first and foremost, in the direction of supporting our individuals who work in rural areas,” he stated.
“I am speaking about tangibly bettering their wellbeing and high quality of life.”
Regardless of the present international meals disaster, Putin stated that, due to Russia’s farmers, the “harvest this 12 months can be good, with information for some crops“.
Putin stated that 138.7 million tonnes of grain have already been harvested this 12 months, which is roughly one third greater than in the identical interval final 12 months.
He stated consultants have estimated the full harvest to achieve 150 million tonnes, together with 100t of wheat. This may make it Russia’s largest harvest so far.
“We should proceed to improve manufacturing, each to fulfill the home demand for inexpensive high-quality items and to improve exports,” Putin stated.
“I need to emphasise once more that further income that the improvement of agriculture supplies must go, first and foremost, in the direction of supporting our individuals who work in rural areas,” Putin stated.
“I need to categorical confidence and hope that we’ll conclude all harvesting works and do all the things we will to achieve good outcomes throughout the spring and autumn sowing campaigns,” he stated.
“We now have all the mandatory means for that, and the work is in full swing. I want all people good luck.”