Buckwheat yield in Russia increased by 14 percent in 2022
Published Oct 28, 2022
The Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation announces the successful completion of the current season for the beloved Russian cereals. Processing enterprises will be fully loaded, exporters are considering new markets In Russia, the harvesting of the main cereal crops is being completed. In particular, as of October 26, 1.2 million tons of buckwheat were harvested in the originally recorded weight, which is 335 thousand tons, or 39% more than the figure for the same date last year. The yield increased by 14% and averaged 11.3 q/ha across the country. Buckwheat is grown in 49 subjects of the Russian Federation. The leading regions, which account for about 75% of the gross harvest, include the Altai Territory, the Republic of Bashkortostan, the Kursk, Voronezh and Oryol regions. This year's buckwheat harvest has already exceeded the final gross harvest in 2021 (1.1 million tons), which will fully ensure the loading of processing enterprises and expand export opportunities. ...