Russia planted spring grains throughout over 14 mln ha — Ministry of Agriculture

Source

APK-Inform

533

As of May 13, Russia planted all spring crops throughout the general areas of 25.7 mln ha, or 39.1% of the forecast (on the same date in 2018 — 20 mln ha), declared the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation.

At the same time, agrarians planted spring grains throughout 14.7 mln ha, or 49.8% of the forecasted areas (in 2018 — 11.4 mln ha). In particular, the planted areas under spring barley reached 5.6 mln ha (71.3%), spring wheat — 3.9 mln ha (31.9%), corn for grain — 1.9 mln ha (71.8%), and rice — 134.6 thsd ha (70%).

In addition, Russia planted sunflower seed throughout 4.7 mln ha (60.4%), spring rapeseed — 674.5 thsd ha (47.4%), and soybeans — 1.1 mln ha (37.3%).

Also, agrarians planted sugar beet throughout 1.1 mln ha, or 97.2% of the plan.

At the same time, agrarians provided additional fertilizing of winter crops throughout 14 mln ha, or 78.9% of the planted areas (17.7 mln ha).

Advertising

Enter