Grain harvesting 82% completed in Russia by late September - Rosstat




As of September 20, 2021, Russia harvested grains and pulses throughout 38.7 mln ha (82.2% of the plan) down by 3.7% compared to the same date year ago, reported the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat).

Production volume totaled 102.1 mln tonnes of grains and pulses (in initial weight), down 12.6%, including 72.3 mln tonnes of wheat, down 13.1%.

The average yield of grains and pulses was 2.64 t/ha (2.91 t/ha in 2020), wheat - 2.86 t/ha (3.1 t/ha).

Russia harvested sunflower seed throughout 2.1 mln ha or 22.2% of the plan (2.6mln ha in 2020). Production volume totaled 3.6 mln tonnes with the yield of 1.66 t/ha (4.5 mln tonnes and 1.61 t/ha in 2020).