AgroTech Russia 2013: Making Russian agriculture more competitive - focus on modern production procedures and management systems

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The largest trade fair for agricultural machinery and crop production to be held in Russia this year, it is being supported by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation and by Moscow City Government. AgroTech Russia is part of Russia's agricultural trade fair 'Golden Autumn'.

Land use change in Russia – the choice between mining and agriculture

Both mining and agriculture are vital for the economic growth of the country. However, in situations, when rich ore reserves are situated underneath fertile soils, decision makers have to choose between a fast economy boost vs. long-term development.