According to preliminary data of regional agricultural administrative bodies, is projected for a record harvest of oilseeds. This can happen because in 2018 the area under oilseeds was increased by 1.3 million ha, reported the Ministry of agriculture of the Russian Federation.
The Ministry noted that for the first time in Russian history, making the area under oilseeds 13.9 million ha. has Also increased the area under rapeseed — 1.5 times (1.6 million ha) and mustard — 2.2 times (up to 0.3 million hectares). Also, 2.9 million hectares of soybean planted on 0.7 million hectares of oilseed flax, sunflower was sown on a record 8.1 million hectares.
According to 30 Oct, sunflower threshed with an area of 6.8 million hectares, or 84,9% of the total harvesting area. Produced 10.8 million tons (in 2017 — 8 million tons), with a yield of 15.9 C/ha (in 2017 at 15.5 kg/ha).
First Deputy Minister of agriculture Dzhambulat Hatuov said that farmers in Russia in 2018, collect at least 106 million tons of grain. This corresponds to the previously voiced by the Ministry for the harvest-2018.
Translated by service "Yandex.Translation"