Russia. Agrometeorological conditions and winter crops

22.12.2016

Cold weather persisted in the North-Western, Central and Volga federal districts between December 1-10. The average daily air temperature was 2-6° below normal throughout this period. Precipitation amounted to 15-25 mm in most areas during the ten days, only some parts of the Volga federal district received 10-12 mm.

In the Southern and North Caucasian federal districts, cold weather persisted almost everywhere and winter crops did not resume growth. In most parts of these districts, winter crops were covered with 5 to 10 cm of snow. The lowest soil temperature at the 3 cm-depth was registered at -4…-1°C. The conditions were fair for survival of winter crops.

More information on crop conditions 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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