Russian farmers increased the harvest of greenhouse vegetables


By may 4, farmers in Russia gathered by 89.1 thousand tons of greenhouse vegetables more than in the same period last year, according to the Ministry of agriculture of the Russian Federation

According to agribusiness management bodies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the gross harvest of greenhouse vegetable crops as of may 4, 2017 in the whole country amounted to 200.7 thousand tons (2016 – 111,6 thousand tons)

Including cucumbers collected 164.6 thousand tons (2016 89.5 thousand tons), tomatoes – 32.5 kt (2016 – 18.3 thousand tons), other vegetable crops and 3.6 thousand tonnes (2016 – 3.8 thousand tons).


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