Volga Baikal AGRO NEWS Update on the Spring Sowing Campaign !!!
Ministry of Agriculture:
The area of spring sowing in the Russian Federation in 2021 increased by 1.6 million hectares, up to 52 million hectares.
The area of spring sowing in the Russian Federation in 2021 increased by 1.6 million hectares compared to the figure for 2020 and amounted to 52 million hectares. This is stated in the message of the Ministry of Agriculture.
“As of July 5, the sowing campaign has been completed in all regions of the country. Spring sowing was carried out on an area of 52 million hectares, which is 1.6 million hectares more than last year,” – the message says.
Including, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, an increase was noted in spring grains, sugar beets, sunflowers, rapeseed, soybeans and vegetables. Volgograd, Tambov, Voronezh and Lipetsk regions and Altai Territory are among the leading regions in terms of area expansion.
In general, the spring field work in the country was carried out in a timely manner and with high quality.
the ministry said.
They also added that some regions of the South, North Caucasus and Volga Federal Districts have already begun harvesting. Cereals and legumes were threshed from an area of 1.2 million hectares, 4.1 million tons of grain were threshed. The average yield exceeds the indicators of last year: 35.1 c / ha against 32.2 c / ha in 2020. An increase in the indicator is also noted for crops such as barley and rapeseed.
Also in the current year, the yield of vegetables in agricultural enterprises and peasant households has increased. As explained in the Ministry of Agriculture, the high results are due to the improvement in the quality of work with the seed fund, plant protection products and fertilizers.
At the same time, due to unfavorable weather conditions, an emergency situation has been introduced on the territory of eight subjects of the Russian Federation (the Trans-Baikal and Khabarovsk Territories, the Republics of Tatarstan, Bashkortostan and Crimea, the Amur, Omsk and Orenburg regions). Compensation to the affected agricultural producers is carried out at the expense of insurance payments with state support.
In a number of regions, the drought also affected the rate of forage harvesting. The Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation recommended that the subjects conduct an inventory of reserves at the level of each farm. As of July 5, enterprises have procured 4.6 million tons of coarse and succulent feed. The carry-overs from last year amount to more than 5.4 million tons.
Source: Financial One News.ru