Russia to plant wheat for the harvest-2014 throughout over 25 mln ha - Ministry of Agriculture
According to preliminary estimations of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, all categories of agricultural households in Russia will plant winter wheat for the harvest-2014 throughout the areas of 12.227 mln ha, including agricultural enterprises – 9.103 mln ha, declared the press-service of the Ministry on December 5.
As for spring wheat, the Ministry of Agriculture forecasted the planted areas of the grain at 13.032 mln ha, including agricultural enterprises - 9.833 mln ha.
Therefore, in 2014 the general planted areas under wheat is forecasted at the level of over 25 mln ha, and the index is increasing every year, due to involvement of the previously uncultivated agricultural lands in the crop turnover, according to the announcement.
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