Hemp in Russia is hopeful for renaissance

Published Nov 11, 2021

Tridge summary

Many growers "try" crops in a test format before allocating hundreds of hectares of production crops. In the new agricultural season, it makes sense to test industrial hemp. By 2022, several favorable factors for the cultivation of this crop will begin to operate at once.

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The production of technical hemp in Russia is growing at times. From 1.54 thousand hectares in 2016 to 10.5 thousand hectares in 2020. Hemp is grown in different climatic zones - in the Amur, Bryansk, Vologda, Ivanovo, Kursk, Novosibirsk, Oryol, Rostov, Yaroslavl regions, Mordovia and Khakassia, Adygea and Krasnodar Territory, the Republic of Tatarstan and many other regions. Of course, in absolute terms, these thousands of hectares are just a drop in the sea of the Russian arable wedge. And our hemp fields are not yet comparable with the Chinese in terms of quantity. China remains the global leader in this crop, accounting for more than half of the global cannabis market. Moreover, the entire production and technological chain operates in China - from crops to deep processing of crops. According to the Roslenkonoplya portal, the International Hemp Industrial Park and the International CBD Center were established in the Kunming Economic Development Zone last year. By 2030, the ...
Source: Agroxxi
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