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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

Delegation from the Vologda Oblast brought 37 prestigious awards from XXIII Russian Agricultural Exhibition Golden Autumn-2021.

XXIII Russian Agricultural Exhibition Golden Autumn 2021 was held from the 5th of October till 8th of October in the Moscow Region.

Vologda’s manufacturers are increasing export supplies to China.

Vologda’s exporters continue to develop strategies to enter the Chinese market. According to the Department of Agriculture and Food Resources of the Vologda Region, the local manufacturers are successful in China's booming market. Vologda’s companies develop partnership ties within the framework of the national project "International cooperation and export".

Vologda Region is taking part in the National Competition for Regional Food Brands "Tastes of Russia".

The “Tastes of Russia” competition opens up prospects for the development of regional brands and rural areas. The competition is aimed at popularizing unique products produced in Russian regions.

A delegation from Vologda Oblast received 42 awards at 28th International Exhibition for Food, Beverages, Food Raw Materials Prodexpo - 2021.

Prodexpo, an international exhibition for Food, Beverages, Food Raw Materials is the largest specialized exhibition in Russia and Eastern Europe. Prodexpo features foodstuffs from across the world, from essential food and beverages to exquisite speciality as well as organic, sport and healthy food, and exotic products. 

23 companies from Vologda Oblast display their staple products at the 28th International Exhibition for Food, Beverages, Food Raw Materials Prodexpo - 2021.

Prodexpo, an international exhibition for Food, Beverages, Food Raw Materials is the largest specialized exhibition in Russia and Eastern Europe. Prodexpo 2021 showcases the best products from 42 countries. The exhibition will last till April 16th.

Production of sturgeon, catfish and trout has increased in the Vologda Region.

In the first half of 2020 fish farms of the region produced 288 tonnes of fish, 2.5 times more than in the same period last year. This information was presented at a meeting of the Vologda Region Fishery Council.

Vologda Region is taking part in "Golden Autumn",  Russian Agricultural Exhibition online.

The 22nd Russian Agricultural Exhibition Golden Autumn 2020 is held from the 7th of October till 10th of October 2020 online.

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).