According to the forecasts of the Greenhouses of Russia Association, in the second half of 2022, greenhouse farms will produce another 680 thousand tons of products. The volume of domestic production is increasing: five years ago it was 1082 thousand tons, in 2021 – 1466.9 thousand tons, this year, according to forecasts, it will increase to 1500 thousand tons.
As the Association predicts, the leading regions in the production of greenhouse vegetables will remain the same as at the beginning of the year. These are the Lipetsk, Moscow, Volgograd, Kaluga, Belgorod, Novosibirsk regions, the Stavropol and Krasnodar Territories and the Republic of Tatarstan, since these regions have the largest number of winter greenhouses.
In the first seven months of this year, 975.3 thousand tons of greenhouse vegetables were harvested in greenhouses, which is 6.3% more than in the same period in 2021. Most of them are cucumbers (568.2 thousand tons) and tomatoes (387.8 thousand tons).