Ministry of Agriculture: By 11 December, Russia harvested 75.1 million tons of grain

 

 

 By 11 December, Russia harvested 75.1 million tons of grain, cereals and legumes threshed c area of 39 million hectares (99.5% of the total area harvested), according to the Ministry of Agriculture.

 

 By December 11, 2011 in Russia harvested 97.8 million tons of grain, to December 11, 2010 — 63.7 million tons.

The average grain yield in 2012 was 19.2 centners / ha against 23.2 c / ha in 2011 and 19.2 kg / ha in 2010

This year’s wheat harvested 39.8 million tons against 59.4 million tonnes in 2011, barley — 14.8 million tons against 17.7 million tons in 2011

Corn for grain harvested about 8.3 million tons, 43.1% more than last year. Rice collected about 1.2 million tons, which corresponds to the last year’s figure.

Buckwheat collected 574 thousand tons against 509 thousand tons last year. Soybean harvested 1.8 million tons of sunflower — 7.6 million tons of rapeseed — 1.1 million tons.

Winter grain crops and green fodder for the harvest of 2013 sown area of 15.8 million hectares (94.4% of the plan), winter rape sown on the area of 293 ha (97% of the plan).

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