About 10% of winter grain area will be planted under significant deficit of soil moisture - Ministry of Agriculture of Russia

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Nearly 10% of area designed for winter planting of grains in Russia faced significant deficit of soil moisture, declared the First Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Djambulat Khautov on September 2.

“We are troubled by the fact that about 10% of winter grain area will be planted under unfavorable conditions as a result of drought”, - he said.

He added that some farmers have already refused to plant winter crops under such conditions.

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