Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ “Mongolia has big potentials to export meat and meat products which are pretty sufficient in the domestic market; unfortunately, the local production quality doesn’t meet international standards”, said A.Amarjargal, a specialist at the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry at a meeting on March 28, Tuesday.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ "As of December 31, 65 soums of 15 provinces are in dzud and 66 Soums of 14 provinces are in dzud-like condition”, revealed the latest report by Information and Research Institute of Meteorology, Hydrology and Environment.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A campaign to vaccinate livestock animals in 22 soums of 7 provinces with a total of 2.5 million doses of vaccine against livestock diseases are currently ongoing. The campaign covered provinces that are considered high-risk areas; Arkhangai, Bulgan, Tuv, Dundgobi, Khentii, Selenge and Darkhan-Uul.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ At the end of 2016, the livestock population in Mongolia reached over 61 million with a 9.9 percent of annual increase, according to the National Statistical Office of Mongolia (NSOM)’s preliminary report "Livestock Census-2016" released on December 27, 2016.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ According to a survey on prices of agricultural products on the market by July of this year, an average price of cow-hide of 2 cm more thickness was the lowest (MNT 10-16.5 thousand) in Ovorkhangai, Khovsgol, Dornod and Bulgan aimags, while the highest (MNT 25 thousand)--in Zavkhan, Orkhon, Darkhan-Uul, Tov aimags and Ulaanbaatar city.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ At a cabinet meeting held Wednesday, a preliminary balance of harvest for this autumn was presented.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Ministry of Food and Agriculture reported Friday that the number of livestock has reached 73 million heads after the country received 18.8 million heads of baby animals this spring.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ As of June 1, 2016, grain, vegetables, potatoes and other plants have been sown on 367.9 thousand hectares.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ In the first five months of this year, 18.8 million heads or 78.8% of 23.9 million heads of dams that were counted by end of 2015, have given births nationwide.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ According to a survey on prices of agricultural products on the market by May of this year, an average price of cow-hide of 2 cm more thickness was the lowest (MNT 14-16 thousand) in Ovorkhangai, Tov and Dornod aimags, while the highest (MNT 21-28 thousand)--in Zavkhan aimag and Ulaanbaatar city.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Agricultural facilities and equipment will be supplied from Belarus to Mongolian agrarians under the most favorable financial conditions through Mongolian commercial banks.