Grain harvesting started in Russia


According to Russia’s Agriculture Ministry, the harvesting of cereals and pulses have started in Russia. The first were farmers in Adygeya, Dagestan, Stavropol and Krasnodar regions.

Unfavorable weather conditions for spring planting and variable weather in early summer of 2017 put off seasonal field work, therefore the harvesting began two weeks later than last year, reports UkrAgroConsult.

Overall, 380.8 KMT of grains were harvested in Russia from 85.5 Th ha by June28, 2017, with a yield of 4.45 MT/ha (2.1 MMT from 486 Th ha with a yield of 4.36 MT/ha in 2016).

The large-scale harvest of cereals and pulses in the Southern and North Caucasian federal districts will begin between July 1-20.

According to Russia’s Ag Ministry, farmers in the southern regions (Adygeya, Krasnodar) have started harvesting winter rapeseed. So, 1 KMT of winter rapeseed was harvested from 0.6 Th ha by June 28, 2017. The yield equaled 1.69 MT/ha.

More information on crop conditions and progress of planting campaign in the countries of Black Sea Region is available to subscribers for weekly market report "Black Sea Grain & Oil" by UkrAgroConsult.



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