Russia harvested almost 126 mln tonnes of grains — Ministry of Agriculture

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APK-Inform

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As of November 25, Russian agrarians harvested grains and pulses throughout the areas of 45.1 mln ha (in 2018 — 44.4 mln ha), or 96.5% of the forecast. The production volumes reached 125.8 mln tonnes of grains (in 2018 — 116.1 mln tonnes), with the average yield of 2.79 t/ha (in 2018 — 2.61 t/ha), declared the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation.

In particular, agrarians harvested 77.9 mln tonnes of wheat throughout 27.5 mln ha (98.1%), with the yield of 2.83 t/ha. Also, Russia harvested 21.6 mln tonnes of barley throughout 8.5 mln ha (96.6%), with the yield of 2.54 t/ha.

Russian agrarians harvested corn for grain throughout 2.3 mln ha, or 87.7% of the forecast. The production volumes totaled 13.6 mln tonnes, with the yield of 5.99 t/ha. Also, agrarians continued harvesting rice: the production volumes reached 1.2 mln tonnes, the harvested areas — 191.5 thsd ha (98.7%), and the average yield totaled 6.49 t/ha.

At the same time, agrarians already harvested sunflower seed throughout 8.2 mln ha (95.3%), and produced 15.2 mln tonnes of the oilseed, with the average yield at 1.85 t/ha. Rapeseed harvested area reached 1.44 mln ha (92%). The production volumes totaled 2.2 mln tonnes, with the yield of 1.56 t/ha. In addition, Russia harvested soybeans throughout 2.7 mln ha (89.8%), and produced 4.5 mln tonnes of the oilseed, with the yield of 1.64 t/ha.

Also, agrarians harvested 53.1 mln tonnes of sugar beet throughout 1.1 mln ha (98.2%), with the yield of 47.23 t/ha.

As of the reporting date, Russia already planted winter crops for the harvest-2020 throughout 18.2 mln ha, or 104% of the forecast (in 2018 — 17.6 mln ha).

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