Russia surpassed target for spring grain planted area

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APK-Inform

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According to the operative data, as of June 10, Russian farmers planted spring grains throughout the areas of 29.4 mln ha or 100.5% of the forecast, declared the press-service of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation.

“In particular, farmers planted wheat throughout 13 mln ha (102.7%), barley - 7.4 mln ha (95.9%), corn for grain - 3 mln ha (106.2%), rice - 183.5 thsd ha (95.6%)”, - was stated in the message.

Farmers planted spring rapeseed throughout 1.4 mln ha (110.6%), sunflower seed - 9.1 mln ha (106.6%), soybean - 2.7 mln ha (87.1%).

Generally, Russian farmers planted spring agricultural crops throughout 50.8 mln ha or 98.8% of the forecast.

 

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