Russia harvested 115 mln tonnes of grain as of third ten-day period of October




As of October 19, 2021, Russia harvested grains and pulses throughout 43.3 mln ha (92% of the plan) down by 4.2% compared to the same date year ago, reported the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat).

Production volume totaled 115.4 mln tonnes of grains and pulses (in initial weight), down 11.6%, including 77.3 mln tonnes of wheat, down 11.4%.

The average yield of grains and pulses was 2.67 t/ha (2.89 t/ha in 2020), wheat - 2.81 t/ha (3.03 t/ha).

Russia harvested sunflower seed throughout 7.6 mln ha or 79.1% of the plan (7.1 mln ha in 2020). Production volume totaled 12.3 mln tonnes with the yield of 1.62 t/ha (11.4 mln tonnes and 1.6 t/ha in 2020).