The grain harvest in Russia in net weight exceeded the forecast of 110 million tons

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Groovybeat in fotomontage grain. Archival photoThe grain harvest in Russia in net weight exceeded the forecast of 110 million tons© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Groovybeat the image Bank

Russian farmers as of September 21 harvested 117,731 million tons of grain in bunker weight, yield was 30.9 centners per hectare, which is 4.4% above last year’s level, according to the materials of the Ministry of agriculture of the Russian Federation.

The current forecast of the Ministry of agriculture the grain harvest in Russia to 2017 — 110 million tons in net weight. To calculate the net weight of the grain is used the reduction factor — as reported by RIA Novosti in the agricultural Ministry on Tuesday, at the moment it is 6%.

This means that the grain harvest in net weight as of 21 September has already exceeded the expectations of the Ministry of agriculture — it is about RB 110.7 million tons.

Grains and legumes threshed on an area of 47,104 million hectares (80.9% of total harvesting area). On the same date in 2016 was threshed with a yield of 40.3 million hectares, collected 106,99 million tons of grain.

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