In the Rostov region the grain harvest amounted to almost 11 million tons

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krauledat in fotomontage harvest of spring wheat. Archival photoIn the Rostov region the grain harvest amounted to almost 11 million tons© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krajevima the image Bank

Agrarians of the Rostov region gathered this year almost 11 million tons of grain and leguminous crops, which exceeds the average performance of the region according to the regional government.

«Rostov region has once again proved that stands guard over the country’s food security. Nearly 11 million tons of grain plus 1.35 million tons of oil is not just another beautiful figure of the don of the crop, reliability and prestige of the don region in the Russian food market», — quotes words of the Governor of the region Vasily Golubev.

He noted that thanks to the conscientious work of all the workers of the village in the Rostov region is among the Russian leaders of the APC. So, for the first ten months of this year, the region is in the top five for the production of grain and sunflower seeds, eggs, milk and vegetables, and also in the top ten regions for the production of meat.

While Rostov oblast is in first place in the export of foodstuffs and agricultural raw materials.

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