Russia in 2015 has increased the wheat production to 61.8 million tons


Moscow. December 29. Russia in 2015 gathered 61,79 million tons of wheat, 2 million tonnes more than in 2014 (59.7 million tons).

According to Rosstat, seen by Interfax, higher than last year was a crop of corn, amounting 12,69 million tons (11.3 million tons in 2014). This indicator became record for Russia.

At the same time, the yield of barley has decreased to 17,55 million tonnes compared to 20.4 million tons last year.

As reported, the gross grain harvest in 2015 amounted to 104,3 million tons compared to 105.3 million tonnes in 2014.