Russia. Harvesting of grains and pulses

30.08.2016

According to official data, by August 26 Russian farmers had threshed 29.2 Mln ha (61.9%) of grains and legumes against 25.7 Mln ha by the same date in 2015. 86.2 MMT was harvested with average yield 2.95 MT/ha (in 2015 – 69.3 MMT with 2.7 MT/ha).

Wheat was threshed from 18.1 Mln ha (65.3%) against 15.6 Mln ha. Farmers gathered 60.3 MMT with average yield at 3.33 MT/ha (3.06 MT/ha in 2015).

Barley was harvested from 6.4 Mln ha (76.4%). Gross production reached 16.05 MMT, and the average yield was 2.52 MT/ha (2.39 MT/ ha in 2015).

Corn was harvested from 8.5 Th ha (0.3%) against 36 Th ha by the same date in 2015. Farmers gathered 44.3 KMT with average yield at 5.22 MT/ha (4.4 MT/ha in 2015).

More information on crop conditions and progress in harvesting/sowing 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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