Russia started winter sowing


This year Russia started winter sowing a few days later than in 2015. By September, 2 winter grains had been sown at 3410.9 Th ha , which was 19.7% from the plan (17.35 mln ha).

In Ural federal district winter sowing was carried out at 69.6% - at 47.4 Th ha, in Privolzhsky – at 50.9% (2414.8 Th ha), in Siberian – 34.9% (126 Th ha), in North-Western – 19.9% (26.7 Th ha), in Central  – 11.2% (439.7 Th ha ) and in the Southern –  6.1% (355.8 Th ha).

Sowing pace is the lowest over the last 4 seasons due to later start. By the same date of 2015 sowing had been carried out at 3513.9 Th ha.

russia winter crop sowing

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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