The Russian Ministry of Agriculture summed up the operational data on milk production in the country, according to which the daily volume of milk sales by agricultural organisations amounted to 52 thousand tons, which is 7.4% more than the same indicator in 2019 (3.6 thousand tons). The average milk yield from one cow per day was 18.83 kg, which is 1.30 kg more than last year.
The Federal Agricultural Agency listed the country's leading regions in terms of average milk yield, with Penza agricultural enterprises among the best.
"The leaders among the regions in this indicator are Kaliningrad, Leningradskaya, Lipetsk, Penza, Kaluga, Kirov, Vologda, Vladimir, Tula, Yaroslavl, Voronezh, Sverdlovskaya, Ryazan, Belgorod, Moscow, Arkhangelsk and Tyumen Oblasts, Krasnodar territory, the Republic of Crimea, Mari El, Karelia and Mordovia. These regions produced more than 20 kg of milk per cow," the press service of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture reports.
Photo credit to the Penza Oblast Ministry of Agriculture