Â Â In 2009, Russia will appear in the federal channel "Agro-TV, which will cover issues related to agriculture. This, according to RIA Novosti, December 25, said at a meeting of the Duma Committee for Agrarian Affairs, Minister of Agriculture Alexei Gordeev.
According to the minister, will soon be launched pilot projects in some parts of the canal and south of the Central Chernozem. "And next year, planning to arrive at a full-fledged single channel", - said Gordeyev.
"Agro-TV will broadcast transmission on the professional challenges of agriculture, as well as on the daily life of the village. With the help of the channel is planned to promote the life of the city and educate rural youth. Broadcast TV will be around the clock.
In March 2008, Alexei Gordeyev said that the round-the-clock TV channel for rural life appears on the whole territory of Russia in summer 2008. The first is the idea of establishing such a channel, made in February, then the future president of Russia Dmitry Medvedev.