In Russia harvested 30 million tons of winter crops, said at a meeting of the government presidium Agriculture Minister Elena Skrinnik. The Minister also confirmed voiced earlier forecast harvest, according to which the country will be collected 85-90 million tons of grain crops.
"As of the morning of July 28, collected 30 million tons of grain, while in the Southern and North Caucasus federal districts cleaning work will be completed by the end of this week" — explained Skrinnik. In only one Krasnodar region, the head of the Ministry of Agriculture, collected about 10 million tons of grain.
Currently in the works have already started harvesting farmers of the Central Federal District and the Volga Federal District, and the Amur region and Primorye. The start of the harvest in the Siberian and Urals federal districts is expected in mid-August.