“Organic agriculture in the Republic of Tatarstan” conference was carried out within the framework of the Volga Region agro-industrial forum yesterday, on February 14. About 100 people took part in the conference, including representatives of federal and republican institutions, the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan, agricultural organizations and farm enterprises, higher educational institutions of Tatarstan, Bashkortostan, Ulyanovsk Region and Moscow.
The participants discussed the prospects to develop organic agriculture in Russia and the Republic of Tatarstan after adoption of the statute of “Organic production”, as well as the necessity to support republican producers, which gained certification in the System of free-will certification of organic production - “Tatarstan organic product”.
Beside this, OOO “Andryushkino” Agro-industrial holding” (Mamadysh municipal district of the Republic of Tatarstan) was awarded with the 1st in the republic 2nd level compliance certificate of organic production – “Tatarstan organic product”. The certificate was presented by Fist Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Tatarstan Nikolai Titov.