In Russia harvested 72.3 million tons of coarse and succulent fodder

12.09.2017

According to 8 September 2017, in all categories of Russian farms harvested 72.3 million tons of coarse and succulent fodder (excluding the carryover of last year). This corresponds to 24.4 mln tonnes of feed units

The total demand for rough and succulent feed for the winter 2017-2018 is 31.6 million tons of fodder units or 18.0 quintals of feed units per conventional head. In the whole country for one conventional head harvested 13.9 centners of fodder units or 77,2% of the demand.

Forage harvested 21.7 million tonnes of fodder units (in 2016 20.4 m tons), including 11.7 million tons of hay, 8.8 million tons of haylage, 1.2 million tons of straw. Laid 2.7 million tonnes green mass for silage.

Mass fodder comes in all Federal districts of the country.


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