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 of granulated feed


Improving production efficiency, increasing gross and marketable output is inextricably linked to comprehensive intensification, that is, with the growth of additional investments in the development of agricultural production. The increase in capital investments is the basis for strengthening and improving the material and technical base, and for implementing scientific and technological progress. Increasing the intensity of agriculture and animal husbandry contributes to more efficient use of land and livestock, increasing crop yields and livestock productivity. The main link between crop production and animal husbandry is feed production. Creating a solid feed base is the most important condition for the development of animal husbandry. Its state and level of development determine the possibility of increasing the number of animals, increasing their productivity, improving the quality of products and reducing 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 production is ahead of the pace of needs (growth of livestock and its productivity). When forming a feed base, it is important to take into account not only the total volume of feed that will ensure 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, there are no permanent markets for them. These types of feed are grown by those farms that are engaged in animal husbandry and must create their own raw material base for obtaining the main feed.


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