Russia. Spring sowing progress


By May 15, sowing of spring grain and pulses crops had been completed at 14.5 Mln ha, or 46.7% of the plan. Last year by May 15 Russian farmers carried out sowing at 15.4 Mln ha.

This includes spring wheat which had been sown at 3718 Th ha (27.4%) against 4324 Th ha in 2016, spring barley – 4952 Th ha (64.3%), corn – 2342 Th ha (76.4%), rice – 127 Th ha (60%).

More information on winter crop conditions and progress in spring 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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