The harvest of grain and leguminous crops in Russia in 2018 will be lower than in 2017. About it on July 31 at a press conference said by the acting Director of the hydrometeorological center of Russia Dmitry Kiktev.
According to him, the decline from last year, which was a record in the history of 15-20%.
As reported IA REGNUM, in 2017 in Russia in farms of all categories was produced 135,3 million tons of grain. According to this indicator, farmers broke the record for 2016, namolotu 12.7% more. In 2016 the whole country collected 123 million tons of grain, which is 14% higher than the same period last year (in 2015 — 108,1 million tons). In addition to corn, the country harvested 8.2 million tons of sunflower, harvested 40 tons of sugar beets, 28.8 million tonnes of potatoes are collected 14.6 million tons of vegetables.
Translated by service "Yandex.Translation"