Harvest

August 13, 11:30 Source: APK-Inform Views: 467

Russia: APK-Inform increased the forecast of grain production to 95.2 mln tonnes

According to the updated estimations of APK-Inform analysts, in 2014/15 MY the general harvest of grains and leguminous crops in Russia may reach the level of 95.2 mln tonnes, as opposed to 92.4 mln tonnes, forecasted in the previous month. The reporting result exceeds the same indicator as of the end of 2013 by 3%.

In particular, APK-Inform Agency increased the forecast of wheat production to 53.4 mln tonnes (up 3% compared with the previous forecast results), barley - to 16.3 mln tonnes (up 2% compared with the previous forecast). The forecast of maize production remained almost unchanged - 11.8 mln tonnes. So, increasing of APK-Inform estimations of winter grain yield indices caused the same growing of the forecast of grain crops production in Russia.

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