Russian farmers have collected 100 million tons of grain

Russian farmers have collected 100 million tons of grain


In particular, collected 63 million tons of wheat and 18 million tons of barley, said in a statement the Ministry of agriculture of the Russian Federation. There note that on the same date in 2014 the total raised to 102.1 million tons of grain.

MOSCOW, 8 Oct. Russian farmers as at October 9, harvested exactly 100 million tons of grain thus, grain production in Russia reached the level expected by the Ministry of agriculture of the Russian Federation, is spoken in the message of the agricultural Department.

Grains and legumes threshed on the area of 41.7 million hectares (94% of the harvest area). In particular, collected 63 million tons of wheat from 25 million hectares and 18 million tons of barley with 8 million hectares. On the same date in 2014 was threshed 40.9 million hectares, are collected to 102.1 million tons of grain.

In the southern Federal district the grain threshed on the area of 7.4 million hectares, or 96% of the harvest area. In the district collected 26.7 million tons of grain with a yield of 36 quintals per hectare. Agrarians of the Crimea harvested 1.4 million tons of grain with 494,3 thousand hectares (99.4% of total harvesting area), the average yield of 28.9 tons per hectare.

In the regions of the North Caucasus Federal district crops threshed on an area of 2.6 million hectares (86.7% of the total harvesting area), are collected to 9.96 million tons of grain, yield — 37.7 centners per hectare. The grain harvest in the Central Federal district of 22.2 million tons from 7.3 million hectares, yield — 30.5 centners per hectare. In the Volga district collected a total of 19 million tons from 11.1 million hectares, yield is 17.1 quintals per hectare.

Rape in the whole country are collected 995,3 thousand tons, vegetables — 3 million tons, dug 6.8 million tons of potatoes. Russia also continues sowing of winter crops for the harvest in 2016. Already planted 14.4 million acres (84.5% of the forecast) is 1.4% more than the same date last year.

According to the forecast of the agriculture Ministry, the grain harvest in Russia this year may reach 100 and 101 million tons. The export potential of grain is estimated by the Ministry at the level of 30 million tons.