Russia harvested 79 mln tonnes of wheat




As of December 2, Russian agrarians harvested grains and pulses throughout the areas of 45.3 mln ha. The production volumes reached 126.4 mln tonnes of grain, reported the press-service of the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia.

In particular, agrarians harvested 79 mln tonnes of wheat throughout 27.8 mln ha. Also, Russia harvested 18.9 mln tonnes of barley throughout 7.9 mln ha, 15.6 mln tonnes of corn for grain throughout 2.8 mln ha, 1.2 mln tonnes of rice throughout 186.9 thsd ha.

Agrarians harvested 15.7 mln tonnes of sunflower seed throughout 9.6 mln ha and 4.9 mln tonnes of soybean throughout 3 mln ha.

Besides, farmers harvested 40.6 mln tonnes of sugar beet throughout 989.8 thsd ha.

Russian agrarians planted winter crops throughout 18.4 mln ha.