Russia harvested over 35 mln tonnes of grains — Ministry of Agriculture




As of July 18, Russian agrarians harvested grains and pulses throughout the areas of 9.5 mln ha (in 2018 — 8.5 mln ha). The production volumes reached 35.2 mln tonnes of grains (in 2018 — 31.4 mln tonnes), with the average yield of 3.69 t/ha (in 2018 — 3.69 t/ha), declared the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation.

In particular, agrarians harvested 30.8 mln tonnes of wheat throughout 8.2 mln ha, with the yield of 3.75 t/ha. Also, Russia harvested 3.5 mln tonnes of barley throughout 926.7 thsd ha, with the yield of 3.72 t/ha.

Agrarians still continued harvesting winter rapeseed, and as of July 18 the areas reached 67 thsd ha. The production volumes reached 141 thsd tonnes, with the yield of 2.1 t/ha.