Russia: grain harvesting campaign is 85% completed

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APK-Inform

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As of September 21, farmers of Russia harvested grains and pulses throughout the areas of 40.8 mln ha (85% of the plan). The production volumes reached 118.2 mln tonnes of grains, with the average yield of 2.9 t/ha, declared the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation.

 “In particular, agrarians harvested 83.8 mln tonnes of wheat throughout 27.2 mln ha (92.3%), with the yield of 3.09 t/ha. Also, Russia harvested 21.3 mln tonnes of barley throughout 7.8 mln ha (91.7%), with the yield of 2.72 t/ha. Farmers harvested corn for grain throughout 457.3 thsd ha (15.9%). The output reached 1.9 mln tonnes, with the yield of 4.11 t/ha. Moreover, agrarians harvested rice throughout 47.6 thsd ha (24.3%). The production volumes reached 305.9 thsd tonnes, with the yield of 6.43 t/ha”, - was stated in the message.

Agrarians harvested winter rapeseed throughout 1 mln ha (69.9%). The production volumes reached 2.1 mln tonnes, with the yield of 1.96 t/ha. Sunflower seed was harvested throughout 1.9 mln ha (22.2%). The production volumes reached 3.2 mln tonnes, with the yield of 1.7 t/ha.

Agrarians harvested soybean throughout 858.7 thsd ha (30.3%). The output reached 1.6 mln tonnes, with the yield of 1.89 t/ha.

Moreover, agrarians harvested 8.8 mln tonnes of sugar beet throughout 246.2 thsd ha (26.5%), with the yield of 35.91 t/ha.

Russian agrarian planted winter grain crops throughout 10.2 mln ha (53.4% of the plan). Moreover, they planted winter rapeseed throughout 162.7 thsd ha, winter camelina - throughout 1.3 thsd ha.

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