Russia: extreme frosts not led to increasing of winter crops areas losses – A.Dvorkovich
Severe frost, recently observed throughout the territory of many regions of Russia, did not led to appearing of significant losses of winter crops areas, declared Arkady Dvorkovich, Vice Prime-Minister of the Russian Federation, on December 24.
Due to the weather conditions, the current losses completely corresponded to the average traditional losses, and totaled no more and no less – nearly 8-9%, he said.
As a reminder, according to the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, by the middle of December 2012 the entire winter crops areas for the harvest-2013 reached the level of 16.2 mln ha, including winter grains - 15.7 mln ha.
You should be authorized to post comment
Last season Russia increased wheat exports by 65%
EU imposed sanctions against Sevastopol and Kerch sea ports
In June, Russia significantly reduced sunflower seed exports
Crimea to completely satisfy its grain needs – expert
Russia produced 37.2 mln tonnes of grains
July 25, 11:10
Since August 1, Crimea imposes control of Ukrainian commodities transit
July 25, 10:40