Russia: Krasnodar Krai harvested record volumes of grains — Governor




Krasnodar Krai was the first in Russia, which completed the harvesting campaign of grain crops, and harvested the record volumes for the reporting region, declared the Governor of Krasnodar Krai, Veniamin Kondratyev on July 18.

Agrarians of the region harvested the record volumes of 11.118 mln tonnes of grains, an increase of 700 thsd tonnes compared with last year. Krasnodar Krai has never witnessed such harvest volumes, said the Governor.

At the same time, he noted that the measures taken by the region in the agricultural direction became the key to success. The authorities brought the most modern tractors and combines to the fields, used the experience of scientists, created new high-yielding varieties, and monitored the quality of the soil. As a result, agrarians received the high harvest of 3- and 4-grade wheat, which is the most popular wheat variety, concluded V.Kondratyev.