In 2014 Russia to harvest 9.2 mln tonnes of sunflower seed - Ministry of Agriculture
The Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation forecasted reduction of the general harvest of sunflower seed in the country in 2014 to the level of 9.2 mln tonnes, a decrease of 13% compared with last year volumes, declared the press-service of the Ministry on June 23.
The expected production volumes will provide the required raw material resources for fat-and-oil processing enterprises, explained the representative of the Ministry.
As a reminder, in 2013 the harvest volumes of the oilseed in Russia reached the record high index of 10.6 mln tonnes.
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