High development of agriculture and the availability of potential for further growth
The region has over 2.0 million hectares of agricultural land, 1.7 million hectares of which is for arable land. The overwhelming majority of soils are the high-quality black soils.
The region is producing 7.5% of gross agricultural production in Ukraine.
The region takes the first place in terms of gross output of agriculture, the second place - in terms of meat production.
Production of the major crop production, thousands of tons (as at 01.01.2016)