June 26 2014, 12:40 Source: APK-Inform Views: 2768

Russia harvested 1.3 mln tonnes of grains

According to operative data as of June 25, Russia harvested grain crops throughout the areas of 349.7 thsd ha, and produced 1.3 mln tonnes of grains with the average yield of 3.75 t/ha. As a reminder, on the same date last year Russia harvested 2.9 mln tonnes of grains throughout 722 thsd ha, with the yield of 3.96 t/ha, reported the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia on June 26.

According to the announcement, to date agrarians started the harvesting campaign of grains and leguminous crops in Krasnodar and Stavropol Krais, Rostov oblast, and the Republics of Adygea, Kalmykia and Crimea.

Also, Krasnodar Krai, the Republics of Adygea and Crimea started harvesting rapeseed. As of the reporting date agrarians harvested the oilseed throughout 7.6 thsd ha. The produced oilseed volumes reached 12.2 thsd tonnes, with the average yield of 1.61 t/ha.


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