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The Petrikov region specializes in the production of milk, meat, grain and potato. The agro-industrial complex is made up by 9 agricultural industrial cooperatives, 7 municipal agricultural unitary companies and a number of farms.

The region’s land makes 2,828 square kilometers, fields of agricultural companies – 88,331 hectares, of them 76,733 hectares – agricultural lands. The arable land totals 34,237 hectares what is 39 per cent of the total territory and 45 per cent of the agricultural lands.

Hayfields cover 12,540 hectares /16 per cent of the total agricultural lands/, pastures – 29,711 hectares /39 per cent/, gardens – 245 hectares.

The region’s agricultural staff makes 2,817 employees.