Climate in Novgorod region is favorable for industrial crop farming. The cultivation area structure consists of forage, wheat, potatoes, oat, barley, open ground vegetables and triticale. Greenhouse vegetable production is developing as well.
Dairy and beef farming are the locomotives of the region’s livestock farming. Investment sites for meat stockbreeding development are created in each area.
There are deposits of peat, limestones, quartz and construction sand, brick and tile clays, sand-gravel materials, sapropel, mineral paints, fresh groundwater, curative mud and other natural resources.
The total area of forest occupies 60% of the region’s territory – it is 65% of soft-wooded broad-leaved and 35% of coniferous plants.