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25 January 2013, 13:06

Bashkir agriculture lost 14,8 % because of the drought

Production of main species of agricultural crops in 2012 reduced to 14,8 %, in Bashkiria, in comparison with results of 2011, it is followed from Bashkortostan Statistics Agency materials.
The drought became the reason of it – most strongly it affected the plant growing. By statistical estimate, the volume of production of plant growing developed in the sum 36,3 billion rbl. – 67,7 % to result of 2011. The cattle breeding remained at the former level: 64,8 billion rbl. (100,2 %).
The Bashkortostan Statistics Agency marks that 31,2 % of production made in the branch is accounted for the share of agricultural enterprises, 63,4 % - commercial farm units, 5,4 % - farm enterprises and individual businessmen. In 2011 the ratio was, accordingly, 33,8 %, 60,2 % and 6 %.
Translated by:Elvira Latypova