The USDA predicts a decline of stocks of sunflower by 15% to 2.3 million tonnes at the end of season 2019/20.
Sunflower prices on the Russian domestic market last week began to rise for the first time since mid-September, according to the monitoring of the analytical centre "Sovekon".
In the Moscow region completed harvesting of oilseed crops — rapeseed and mustard, the gross harvest amounted to 48.3 thousand tons, said the press service of the Ministry of agriculture and food of Moscow region.
According to operational data of the agricultural administrative bodies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation as of November 11, 2019 in the whole country grains and legumes threshed from the area of 44.9 million hectares, or 96.1% of the cultivated area (in 2018 – 44,3 mln ha), threshed received 124.3 million tons of grain (in 2018 of 115.1 million tonnes) yield of 27.7 t/ha (in 2018 26 t/ha).
According to operational data of the agricultural administrative bodies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation as of October 30, 2019 in the whole country grains and legumes threshed from the area of 44.6 million hectares, or 95.3 per cent to the cultivated area (in 2018 of 43.9 million ha), and produced 122,1 million tons of grain (in 2018 113.7 million tons) with a yield of 27.4 C/ha (2018 – 25.9 kg/ha).
Average prices for sunflower seed in Russia for last week has decreased by 1,525 thousand, up to 16,575 thousand rubles for ton, follows from the monitoring "Sovekon".
According to the agriculture Ministry, as of October 17, 2019 in the whole country grains and legumes threshed from the area of 44 million hectares or 94% of the sown area, harvested of 118.4 million tonnes of grain (in 2018 110,5 million tons) with a yield of 26.9 q/ha (in 2018 – 25,6 C/ha).
In January-September 2019 production of crude sunflower oil and its fractions has increased by 20% yoy and amounted to 3.7 million tons, according to the Federal state statistics service (Rosstat).
According to operational information, from the area 439,3 thousand hectares collected more than 1 million 79 thousand tons of sunflower, which is 218 thousand tonnes, or 25% more than last year. The yield of crops is estimated at 24.6 kg/ha, which is above last year's 3.9 t/ha.
AGROSILA continues the harvesting campaign of crops. Agricultural Holding in the new season came new on the yield of sunflower, — if in 2018 the maximum level was recorded at the level of 20.32 kg/ha in 2019, it increased to 22.19 q/ha.
Agricultural enterprises as of October 2, the collected 10,887 million tonnes of sunflower seed square 4674 thousand hectares.
According to the Ministry of agrarian policy and food of Ukraine, as of October 2, sowing of winter crops is made in 4.1 million ha, or 56% of the projected area.
Says Mikhail Maltsev, Executive Director, oil and fat Union. Russian Crop Production - 2019, Moscow
Holding AGROSILA finished the sowing campaign of winter crops. The total area of winter crops for harvest in 2020 accounted for more than 50 thousand hectares. The holding has planted winter wheat – on site 50 095 hectares, winter rye – 200 hectares.
At this point in the Tambov region collected 2,977 million tons of grain with an average yield of about 30 quintals per hectare, reported in the administration of the region.
Agricultural producers of the Saratov region has entered into the mass harvesting campaign of sunflower. The cleaning area of more than 1.3 million hectares, reported IA "Svetich" with reference to the press service of the regional Ministry of agriculture.
In Tatarstan started harvesting sunflower and corn, continue harvesting sugar beet, potatoes, vegetables and oilseed rape
According to operational data of Ministry at 30 September in the Republic of grain and leguminous crops (without grain maize) throughout the areas of 1 million 420,9 thousand hectares (99.8% of the forecast), and produced 4 million 250,3 thousand tons of grain. The average grain yield is 30 t/ha. Winter crops were sown 496,7 thousand hectares (92 % of the forecast).
About the reduction of acreage of various agricultural crops in the Volgograd region, reported by Rosstat.
According to operational data of the agricultural administrative bodies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation as of 30 September 2019 in the whole country grains and legumes threshed from the area of 40.7 million hectares, or 87.1% of the cultivated area (in 2018 – 38 million hectares), harvested 109.6 million tonnes of grain (in 2018 – 98,4 million tons) with a yield of 26.9 q/ha (in 2018 – 25.9 kg/ha).
The current grain harvest is expected to reach 120 million tons