Russia harvested a record wheat harvest

© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli in fotomontage of the wheat harvest. Archival photoRussia harvested a record wheat harvest© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli the image Bank

Russia this year attracted a record wheat harvest at 85.8 million tons, reported RIA Novosti in the Ministry of agriculture.

«The wheat harvest this year was 85.8 million tons,» the Ministry said.

Grains in General this year has raised more than 130 million tons, which exceeded the historical record in 1978, to 124.7 million tons.

According to Rosstat, the wheat harvest in 2016 amounted to 73,29 million tons. In General, the grain harvest in 2016 made up of 120.7 million tons in net weight.