Russia: over 95% of winter grain crops were in good and satisfactory condition - Ministry of Agriculture
To date the condition of winter grain areas throughout 9.6 mln ha (65.4% of the general planted areas) in Russia was estimated as good, and 4.36 mln ha (29.7%) - as satisfactory, declared Denis Paspekov, Acting director of the department of crop production, chemicals and plant protection of the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia, on January 9.
D.Paspekov also specified that the reporting data corresponded to the average long-term indices.
In the first 10-day period of January 2014 the established weather and climatic conditions throughout the territory of the Volga Federal District were generally favorable for wintering of grain crops. The condition of winter crops in Krasnodar and Stavropol Krais, Rostov and Volgograd oblasts did not cause any serious concerns, said the official.
At the same time, D.Paspekov noted the lack of snow cover in a number of areas of the Central District, and the abnormally warm weather may lead to the losses of winter crops in terms of the possible cooling in the future (to -12-15º C).
You should be authorized to post comment
In 2015/16 MY, Russia to produce sufficient volumes of buckwheat - Ministry of Agriculture
October 7, 17:20
In the first week of October, Russia exported 840 thsd tonnes of grains – Rosselkhoznadzor
October 7, 15:00
In 2015, Russia to produce more than 100 mln tonnes of grains — A.Tkachev
October 7, 10:00
On October 6, Russia purchased nearly 9 thsd tonnes of grains to the intervention fund
October 6, 16:05
Russia harvested over 97.5 mln tonnes of grains – Ministry of Agriculture
October 6, 09:50
On September 28 –October 4, Russia increased grain exports from the seaports
October 5, 13:30
Russia exported over 9.7 mln tonnes of grains - Ministry of Agriculture
October 5, 10:10
Russia harvested over 95 mln tonnes of grains – Ministry of Agriculture
October 2, 10:50