Yakutia 24 TV channel: As of April 23, 7,9 thousand tons of milk have been procured in the republic, which is 9,8% of the annual plan.
About seven thousand tons of milk was procured in 2019 this period. The plan for milk procurement in the republic for 2020 is 80,7 thousand tons. Veronida Egorova, a leading specialist in the food and processing industry department of the Ministry of Agriculture, says that milk is being actively harvested in the whole country, many districts exceed the planned monthly volumes.
“The enterprises of the food and processing industry of the republic operate in the same mode during non-working days declared in the country due to the epidemiological situation in connection with coronavirus. Moreover, plans to procure milk are being exceeded in several districts,” she said.
In total, in 2020, a subsidy of 2,8 million rubles have been provided to support the production and processing of livestock products. With the introduction of high alert on the territory of the republic, all milk collection points work in compliance with sanitary standards. Workers are provided with protective equipment, cash registers have glass barriers installed so that customers stay at the right distance.