Economic efficiency of production of herbal granules

Vitalii Kovalenko1, Taras Hutsol2, Nataliia Kovalenko3, Michal Zasada4
1, 3 National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine, 2 State Agrarian and Engineering University in Podilia, 4 Szkoła Główna Gospodarstwa Wiejskiego w Warszawie
Kovalenko, Vitalii (National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine)
Hutsol, Taras; ORCID: 0000-0002-9086-3672 (State Agrarian and Engineering University in Podilia)
Kovalenko, Nataliia (National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine)
Zasada, Michal; ORCID: 0000-0002-4881-296X (Szkoła Główna Gospodarstwa Wiejskiego w Warszawie)
Economic efficiency of production of herbal granules
Turystyka i Rozwój Regionalny, 2020, vol., nr 14, s. 127-135

Słowa kluczowe

managerial decision making feed production the efficiency of the production ofgranulated feed


Improving production efficiency, increasing gross and marketable output is inextricablylinked to comprehensive intensification, that is, with the growth of additional investmentsin the development of agricultural production. The increase in capital investments isthe basis for strengthening and improving the material and technical base, and for implementingscientific and technological progress. Increasing the intensity of agriculture and animalhusbandry contributes to more efficient use of land and livestock, increasing crop yields andlivestock productivity. The main link between crop production and animal husbandry is feedproduction. Creating a solid feed base is the most important condition for the development ofanimal husbandry. Its state and level of development determine the possibility of increasingthe number of animals, increasing their productivity, improving the quality of products andreducing the cost of the latter. It is proved that the level of productivity of animals by 50-80%is determined by their feeding. Due to the importance of feed, it is necessary that their productionis ahead of the pace of needs (growth of livestock and its productivity). When forminga feed base, it is important to take into account not only the total volume of feed that willensure the production of a certain amount of products, but also their balance with nutrients.As a rule, feed, namely green feed, silage, haylage, is not a commodity product, that is, thereare no permanent markets for them. These types of feed are grown by those farms that areengaged in animal husbandry and must create their own raw material base for obtaining themain feed.


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