Russia. Will Priamur receive expected soybean crop despite weather surprises?


May and June weather conditions were unfavorable for field works in Russian region of Priamur. During this period this region received up to three months norm of precipitations. As a result sowing campaign was completed only at 96% of the planned area. Situation got worse early in June, when hail damaged 7.6 Th ha of soybean. 2 Th ha were completely lost and had to be resown.

Still, Priamur farmers are quite optimistic, considering the current weather conditions, which contribute to the further growth and development of soybean crops. 



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