Russia’s Ag Ministry published preliminary results of the 2017 oilseed harvest

17.01.2018

Russia’s Ag Ministry published preliminary results of the 2017 harvest. So, sunseed was harvested from 6.9 Ml ha (87.8% of its area) with a crop of 10.4 MMT (11.4 MMT in 2016) and a yield of 1.52 MT/ha (1.59 MT/ha in 2016). Its total crop in net weight amounted to 9.6 MMT. The sunseed harvest is not over yet, reports UkrAgroConsult.

The total crop of soybeans is 3.6 MMT, or five times as much as produced in 1990, 1.6 times above the five-year average (2.3 MMT) and up 14.1% from 2016 (3.1 MMT).

The total crop of rapeseed hit a high of 1.5 MMT in net weight. This is seven times as much as in 1990, 34.9% above the five-year average (1.1 MMT) and up 50.5% from 2016 (998.9 KMT).

 

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