Russia harvested over 107 mln tonnes of grains — Ministry of Agriculture

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APK-Inform

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As of September 26, Russian agrarians harvested grains and pulses throughout the areas of 39.9 mln ha (in 2018 — 37.2 mln ha), or 85.2% of the forecast. The production volumes reached 107.8 mln tonnes of grains (in 2018 — 97 mln tonnes), with the average yield of 2.71 t/ha (in 2018 — 2.61 t/ha), declared the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation on September 27.

In particular, agrarians harvested 73.3 mln tonnes of wheat throughout 25.2 mln ha (89.9%), with the yield of 2.9 t/ha. Also, Russia harvested 20.4 mln tonnes of barley throughout 8.1 mln ha (91.5%), with the yield of 2.54 t/ha.

Russian agrarians harvested corn for grain throughout 673.6 thsd ha, or 26.1% of the forecast. The production volumes totaled 3.5 mln tonnes, with the yield of 5.14 t/ha. Agrarians continued harvesting rice, and already produced 497.3 thsd tonnes of the grain. The harvested areas reached 76.6 thsd ha (39.5%), with the yield at 6.49 t/ha.

At the same time, agrarians already harvested sunflower seed throughout 2.5 mln ha (29.5%), and produced 5.6 mln tonnes of the oilseed, with the average yield at 2.23 t/ha.

Agrarians continued harvesting rapeseed, and as of September 26 the areas reached 879.4 thsd ha (56.3%). The production volumes reached 1.5 mln tonnes, with the yield of 1.66 t/ha.

In addition, Russia harvested soybeans throughout 1.2 mln ha (40.5%), and produced 2.4 mln tonnes of the oilseed, with the yield of 1.94 t/ha.

As of the reporting date, Russia already planted winter crops for the harvest-2020 throughout 11.6 mln ha, or 66.1% of the forecast.

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