Russia harvested nearly 49 MMT of wheat

12.08.2016

According to official data, by August 11 Russian farmers had threshed 19.7 Mln ha (41.8%) of grains and legumes against 17.6 Mln ha by the same date in 2015. 68 MMT was harvested with average yield 3.45 MT/ha (in 2015 – 53 MMT with 3.02 MT/ha).

Wheat was threshed from 12.8 Mln ha (46.1%) against 12.1 Mln ha. Farmers gathered 48.9 MMT with average yield at 3.83 MT/ha (3.33 MT/ha in 2015).

Barley was harvested from 3.8 Mln ha (45.9%). Gross production reached 10.9 MMT, and the average yield was 2.83 MT/ha (2.57 MT/ ha in 2015).

 

 

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