Food wheat accounts for 83% of total Russian crop

Source

APK-Inform

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As of September 19, wheat crop amounted to 97 mln tonnes in Russia. More than 83% of the total volume if food wheat, Federal Centre of Quality and Safety Assurance for Grain reported.

Wheat with protein content exceeding 12.5% accounts for 58% of the total wheat crop.

Barley crop excluding malting grain totaled 15 mln tonnes. The share of 1-grade barley is 36% that is a record for the last 5 years.

Rye crop amounted to 2.2 mln tonnes. The share of 1-grade rye is 54%, which is higher than the last year.

Buckwheat harvest reached 438 thsd tonnes. The share of 1-grade buckwheat is 41%, which is higher than the last year. The share of 3-grade buckwheat increased to 49%.

 

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