900 hectares of vineyards will be laid in Kuban
The total area of vineyards in the region will be 27,700 hectares in 2015.
According to the information agency "RBC Kuban" referring to the Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Processing Industry of the Krasnodar Region Sergey Orlenko, 326 million rubles will be sent on the development of wine trade and winemaking in the region in 2015. And by the end of the year, these funds will be implemented. This year, the Kuban farmers expect to collect 180 thousand tons of grapes.
Also according Orlenko, 9.2 hectares of greenhouses were commissioned in the region this year. In general, the greenhouses occupy about 191 hectares, and the vegetable production amounted to 822,000 tons. In addition, perennial fruit and berry plantations were laid on the area of 443 hectares for the first 9 months of this year. Their total area amounted to 1.2 thousand hectares.