Russian President Vladimir Putin and Governor of the Belgorod Region Vyacheslav Gladkov discussed the socio-economic development of the region, writes belregion.ru.
The implementation by the Government of the region of a set of anti-crisis measures to ensure the sustainable development of the region makes it possible to predict a gross regional product in the amount of 1343.9 billion rubles in 2023.
Successes in the field of agriculture were also discussed. To date, the Belgorod region ranks 2nd in the Central Federal District in terms of grain and legume yields (59.3 c/ha), 1st in Russia in terms ofsunflower(30.6 q/ha), 2nd place in Russia in terms ofsoy(22.5 q/ha).
For the first time, Belgorod producers managed to thresh a record 4 million tons of grain and leguminous crops, including 1 million tons of corn for grain. We also managed to harvest more than 3.1 million tons of sugar beet, which is 35% more than last year.