Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry reports that 819,900 or 3.6 percent of total dams on national level have delivered offspring.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ “There are over 200 technologies and products that can immediately find their application in production”, remarked J.Saule, Deputy Minister for Food, Agriculture and Light Industry during a meeting of the Ministry’s sub-council on science and technology.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Vaccine against mites will be tested on animals in Mongolia and the result will be studied jointly by Mongolian and Cuban specialists. Mr. Eulogio Pimentel, Director General of the Center for the Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology of the Republic of Cuba, executive manager of the center and experts of biotechnology projects are paying a working visit in Mongolia.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A resident of Delgherkhangai soum, Dundgobi aimag (central Gobi province) Kh.Bazarsukh runs family cultivation business and exchanges his harvest for livestock. His family has been running crop farming since 1982 on their 2 ha of agricultural land, where trees are planted on one ha and the rest is used for planting potatoes and other vegetable and harvesting 6-7 tons each year.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ There is a risk of difficult spring in around 60 percent of the territory of Mongolia, reported National Emergency Management Agency.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Members of herder cooperatives and citizens with livestock receive monetary incentives for wool of sheep and camel, if they supply the raw materials to national factories, according to a Parliamentary resolution of 2011 and Government resolution of 2015.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On February 24, a signing ceremony of Mongolia to join the Global Consensus on Sustainable Livestock, which was initiated by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ To boost wheat production, wheat farmers are granted financial incentives when they provide wheat to national flour milling companies and to the Crop farming supporting Fund or for State Reserve. In today’s cabinet meeting, the Government defined the incentive amount to be MNT55 thousand for per ton of 1st quality wheat, and MNT50 thousand for 2-4th quality wheat, that meet standards.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ During its regular meeting on February 8, the Cabinet resolved to award the ‘State Leading Herder’ title to 103 herdsmen, ‘State Best Herder’ to 5 herdsmen, ‘State Leading Dairymaid’ to 5 dairymaids, ‘State Leading Farmer’ to 5 farmers, ‘State Foremost Agrarian Group’ to 12 agricultural entities and ‘State Foremost Agrarian’ to 21 people. These days, Members of Parliament and Cabinet are presenting the awards.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry has reported that Mongolia will receive 20 million newborn livestock in 2017.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Vaccines for animals are being produced with 90 per cent manual operation due to lack of technical renovation in ‘Biocombinat’, animal vaccine and medication producing state-owned enterprise since its establishment in 1973. Today, the Department of veterinary and breeding introduced current situation of the enterprise to State Emergency Commission.