Other sectors of Russia's agricultural complex can contribute to development. One such sector is seed production, which has devoted much of its attention to the formation of programs focused on import substitution.
Medvedev also called for more rapid decisions on the allocation of subsidies for farmers.
"Here we now in the month of February,” he said. “We understand that subsidies which are distributed to villages, where production is cyclical and has a seasonal character, is often already useless money in the second half of the year.”
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