Russia harvested over 100 mln tonnes of grains — Ministry of Agriculture




As of September 17, the general grain harvest in Russia reached 100.8 mln tonnes, against 90 mln tonnes on the same date last year. The harvested areas under grains and pulses totaled 36.3 mln ha (in 2018 — 33.4 mln ha), reported the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation on September 18.

In particular, agrarians harvested 69.2 mln tonnes of wheat throughout 22.9 mln ha, as opposed to 62.9 mln tonnes on September 17, 2018. The average grain yield totaled 3.02 t/ha.

Also, Russia harvested 19.8 mln tonnes of barley throughout 7.7 mln ha (in 2018 — 15.6 mln tonnes), with the yield of 2.56 t/ha.