Farmers will plant almost 180 hectares of new vineyards in the Stavropol Territory in 2020, while on average, about 100 hectares of vineyards are planted in the region annually, TASS reports. This year, 83.9 million rubles have been allocated for planting and maintenance work in 27 vineyards in terms of co-financing.
It is specified that the total area of vine plantations in the Stavropol Territory exceeds 5,000 hectares. This spring, 6.55 hectares of new vineyards were planted and it is planned to lay another 171 hectares this autumn. It is also stated that at the beginning of 2020, the planned state support for the industry amounted to more than 60 million rubles. Subsidies to growers are used for planting and maintenance work, for the purchase of special equipment, for growing planting material, and other needs.