Volga Baikal AGRO NEWS Update on the Record Harvest of Oilseed Crops !!!
In 2022 the Russian Federation can harvest a record oilseed crops !!! (once again !!!)
Growth will be achieved mainly due to soybeans and rapeseeds !!!
The gross harvest of the main oilseeds in Russia in 2022 may reach 24.4 million tons, which will exceed the record of 2021 (23.2 million tons), according to the materials of the Rusagrotrans Analytical Center.
Including the gross harvest of soybeans is projected at a record level – 5.2 million tons against 4.8 million tons in 2021. Such an increase is expected mainly due to the central regions, where sufficient moisture reserves are observed, which will make it possible to realize the potential yield.
For rapeseed, the maximum yield is also expected due to the increased area and high yield – 3.7 million tons against 2.8 million tons in 2021.
However, sunflower production in Russia, according to Rusagrotrans analysts, will be approximately 15.5 million tons, which will be 140 thousand tons lower than the 2021 record.
“At the same time, the sown area of sunflower in the main production region – the Volga Federal District will exceed the previous level and will amount to 4.5 million hectares against 4.3 million hectares, and will slightly decrease in the Center, in the South and in Siberia,” – experts say.