As of March 11, Russia planted spring crops throughout 66 thsd ha
As of March 11, 2014, agrarians of Russia planted spring crops throughout the areas of 65.8 thsd ha, or 0.1% of the planned areas, declared the press-service of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation.
According to the announcement, in particular, agrarians of Krasnodar Krai (65.5 thsd ha) and Belgorod oblast (0.3 thsd ha) provided spring crops planting works.
There is planned that in 2014 all categories of agricultural households will provide the spring crops planting campaign throughout the areas of 53 mln ha, including spring grains and pulses - 31.8 mln ha.
Also, agrarians continued additional fertilizing of winter crops areas. As of the reporting date agrarians realized the works throughout 2.6 mln ha (17.6 % of the areas), up 363.6 thsd ha compared with the same date in 2013.
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