As of April 1 in the agricultural enterprises of the Russian Federation, the need for seed grain and leguminous crops is 6021.93 tonnes in stock — 5,919.25 tons. To date, availability of seed farms is 98.3% with 84.5% conditionally, According to the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation.
Farmers in Central, Southern, North-Caucasian and Volga federal districts are fully secured seeds of grains and legumes. Economy of the Far Eastern Federal District continue to purchase seeds.
According to the director of the department of crop, chemicals and plant protection Chekmareva Peter, by the beginning of spring sowing all the farms of the country will be provided with seeds in its entirety.