Russia planted spring grains throughout 17.1 mln ha
As of May 15, 2014, agrarians of Russia already planted spring crops throughout the areas of 27.8 mln ha (52.1% of the forecast), an increase of 3.2 mln ha compared with the same date of 2013. In particular, the planted areas of spring grains totaled nearly 17.1 mln ha (53.5% of the forecast), up 2.6 mln ha compared with the same index of May 15, 2013, declared the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation.
It should be noted that agrarians planted spring wheat throughout the general areas of 4.5 mln ha (34.4% of the forecast), up 1.6 mln ha compared with May 15, 2013; spring barley – 6.4 mln ha (73.8% of the forecast), up 0.6 mln ha; maize grain - 2 mln ha (79.2% of the forecast).
Also, Russian agrarians continued planting buckwheat and rice – 117.1 thsd ha (11% of the forecast), and 146 thsd ha (73.7% of the forecast), respectively.
Agrarians planted sunflower seed throughout 4.5 mln ha (64.4%), spring rapeseed - 542.9 thsd ha (49.8%), soybeans - 734.9 thsd ha (43.5%).
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