Russia harvested over 45 mln tonnes of wheat
As of September 19, Russian agrarians harvested grains and leguminous crops throughout the areas of 32.3 mln ha (70.1% of the forecast), a decrease of 2.2 mln ha compared with he same date last year. Russia already produced 72.4 mln tonnes of grains, up 9.4 mln tonnes compared with September 19, 2012. The average yield totaled 2.24 t/ha (in 2012 – 1.83 t/ha), announced the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation.
As of the reporting date, agrarians harvested 45.2 mln tonnes of wheat (in 2012 – 36.8 mln tonnes) throughout 17.9 mln ha (56.8% of the forecast), with the yield of 2.53 t/ha (in 2012 – 1.85 t/ha).
Agrarians harvested barley throughout 7 mln ha (77.6% of the forecast), and produced 14 mln tonnes (in 2012 - 13.6 mln tonnes), with the yield of 2 t/ha (in 2012 – 1.85 t/ha).
Russia harvested maize throughout the areas of 254 thsd ha, or 10.4% of the forecast, and produced 1.2 mln tonnes of the grain, with the yield of 4.85 t/ha.
Agrarians harvested sunflower seed throughout 796.3 thsd ha, or 11% of the forecast, and produced 1.7 mln tonnes of the oilseed (in 2012 - 2.1 thsd tonnes), with the yield of 2.16 t/ha (in 2012 – 1.7 t/ha).
Agrarians harvested winter and spring rapeseed throughout 600.1 thsd ha (44.4% of the planted areas), and produced 835.2 thsd tonnes of the oilseed, with the yield of 1.39 t/ha.
Russia harvested 383.7 thsd tonnes of soybeans throughout 217.9 thsd ha, or 14.9% of the planned areas, with the yield of 1.76 t/ha.
Also, agrarians continued planting winter grains for the harvest-2014, to date the planted areas already reached 6.5 mln ha (39.8% of the forecast), down 1.2 mln ha compared with September 19, 2012.
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