Russia expects to achieve the second largest grain harvest in its history
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Published Nov 29, 2023
Russia expects to have the second largest grain harvest in its history, with over 151 million tons of crops including almost 99 million tons of wheat. This harvest is expected to meet domestic needs and allow for record amounts of grain to be exported to foreign partners, with over 65 million tons planned for this season. Additionally, there has been a significant increase in the production of socially important products such as rice and buckwheat.
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VLADIVOSTOK, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- Russia expects to achieve the second largest grain harvest in its history by the end of this year, with more than 151 million tons of crops, including nearly 99 million tons of wheat. "The crop of about 98 percent of the areas planted with grain and legumes has been collected," Russian Agriculture Minister Dmitry Patrushev said on Tuesday. "We foresee the second largest harvest in Russian history in 2023," the minister added. Patrushev said that the harvest will not only fully meet the domestic need but also provide the opportunity to send record amounts of grain to foreign partners. Patrushev said, "According to the plans, the amount in question is more than 65 million tons ...