The Ministry expects to collect in 2015, with 102 million tons of grain

The Ministry expects to collect in 2015, with 102 million tons of grain


Agricultural production in Russia in 2015 has increased by 2%, said first Deputy head of the Ministry of agriculture of the Russian Federation Evgeny Gromyko, speaking at the conference “Agroholdings of Russia”, organized by the magazine “Agroinvestor”.

MOSCOW, 3 Dec. The grain harvest in 2015 will be approximately 101-102 million tons in clean weight, declared the first Deputy head of the Ministry of agriculture of the Russian Federation Evgeny Gromyko.

“By the end of 2015 will be collected approximately 102 million tons of grain in net weight, maybe a little more than 102 million tons. This result will allow us to meet all domestic needs and to preserve the export potential,” said Gromyko, speaking at the conference “Agroholdings of Russia”, organized by the magazine “Agroinvestor”.

In turn, the agricultural production in Russia this year, according to the Deputy head of the agriculture Ministry, will increase by 2%.

Last week the Ministry of agriculture said that the Ministry’s forecast for grain yield was adjusted to 101.5 million tons. Export potential of grain is estimated by the Ministry of agriculture in 30 million tons.