Russia: as of June 1, planted area under spring grains increased by 1% compared to the last year — Rosstat

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As of June 1, 2020, Russia planted spring grains and pulses throughout the area of 26.8 mln ha, sunflower – throughout 7.4 mln ha, sugar beet – throughout 0.9 mln ha, reported the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat).

“The planted area under spring grains and pulses increased by 1% compared to the same date of 2019, while the area under sunflower declined by 2.5%, under sugar beet – by 16.9%”, - is stated in the message.

Moreover, as of June 1, the total area of winter crops loss in agricultural organizations (excluding small business entities) reached 159.4 thsd ha (2.2% out of overall planted area), including 146.1 thsd ha under grains and pulses (2.1%).

“Thus, as of June 1, the total planted area under grains and pulses reached 29.4 mln ha in agricultural organizations, up 1.6% compared to the same date year ago”, - is pointed out in the message.

 

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