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On-line information on harvesting in the Russian Federation (as of 22 July 2010)

According to on-line information of supervisory authorities of agroindustrial complex of constituent entities of the RF as of 22 July 2010 crops and pulses were thrashed from area of 9.5 mln hectares (or 22 % according to estimates) that is for 2.0 mln hectares higher than in 2009. 25,3 mln tons of grain were obtained (for 2.4 mln tons greater than in 2009). Crop yield is 26.5 centner/hectare (in 2009 it was 30.3 centner/hectare).

In South federal district crops were thrashed from area of 4,2 mln hectares (or 60.7 % according to estimates) that is for 0,2 mln hectares less than in 2009; over 14,1 mln tons of grain were obtained (for 0.2 mln tons less than in 2009). Crop yield is 33,6 centner/hectare (in 2009 it was 32,3 centner/hectare).

In North-Caucasian federal district crops were thrashed from area of 1,8 mln hectares (or 68,6 % according to estimates) that is for 0,2 mln hectares less than in 2009; about 6.2 mln tons of grain were obtained (for 0.1 mln tons less than in 2009). Crop yield is 33,2 centner/hectare (in 2009 it was 30.8 centner/hectare).

In Privolzhsky federal district crops were thrashed from area of 1,9 mln hectares (or 14.4 % according to estimates), about 1,8 mln tons of grain were obtained, crop yield is 9,4 centner/hectare (in 2009 it was 13,2 centner/hectare). In Central federal district crops were thrashed from area of 1,6 mln hectares (or 22.5 % according to estimates), about 3.2 mln tons of grain were obtained, crop yield is 20.4 centner/hectare (in 2009 it was 30.5 centner/hectare).

In whole country wheat was thrashed from area of 6.9 mln hectares, that is for 0.9 mln hectares more than in 2009. About 19.0 mln tons of grain were obtained (for 1.0 mln ton more than in 2009). Crop yield is 27.7 centner/hectare (in 2009 it was 30.6 centner/hectare).

Barley was thrashed from area of 1.0 mln hectares, that is for 0.2 mln hectares more than in 2009.

Enterprises of Stavropol, Krasnodar territories, Rostov region, Republic of Adygea and Kabardino-Balkaria continue harvesting of winter rape. In the whole Russian Federation rape was thrashed from area of 151,9 th. hectares (or 71.3 % according to estimates), that is for 84,6 th. hectares higher than in the previous year, 294,6 th. hectares of rape oil seeds were obtained (for 189,4 th. hectares higher than in 2009) at crop yield of 19,4 centner/hectare (in 2009 it was 15.6 centner/hectare).

Fodder conservation

Conservation of fodders for animal breeding continues in all regions of the Russian Federation. In the whole Russian Federation as of 19 July of this year about 5.2 mln hectares of natural and sown grasses have been mowed for hay, green fodder, and haylage. 8.3 centners of fodder units have been conservated per one conditional head of cattle, that is for 0.5 centners of fodder units less than in the previous year (in 2009 – 8.8 centners of fodder units).

News, 28 July 2010

Source: internet portal of the Ministry of agriculture of the RF