The Ministry of Agriculture of Russia announced a further expansion of the area under rapeseed and soybeans

Updated Mar 18, 2023
In 2022, a record harvest of oilseeds was harvested in Russia, but farmers will not stop there, and the Ministry of Agriculture will accelerate the introduction of domestic breeding achievements into agricultural production The gross harvest of the main oilseeds in Russia last year reached a record 29.1 million tons in net weight, which is 17% higher than in 2021, according to the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation. Including sunflower harvest amounted to 16.4 million tons (+4.5%), soybeans - 6 million tons (+26%), rapeseed - 4.5 million tons (+61.6%). The increase in production volumes was ensured by increasing the yield. Another factor is the expansion of acreage. In the current 2023, the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia plans their further growth under rapeseed and soybeans. Due to the increase in the raw material base, processing received a significant impetus. In 2022, more than 5.9 million tons (+14.3%) of sunflower, 825.1 thousand tons (+16.2%) of soybean ...
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