The pace of sunflower harvesting has increased significantly in Russia

Updated Oct 3, 2023
As of September 29, Russian agricultural producers more than doubled their sunflower harvest compared to the same date last year. OleoScope reports this with reference to monitoring data from regional agricultural authorities.
In particular, if previously 2.6 million tons were obtained, now the oilseed harvest is 6.1. The cultivated area also increased - from 1.3 to 3.1 million hectares. It is noted that all this happened against the background, on the contrary, of a decrease in yield - from 20.2 to 19.6 centners per hectare. The obvious reasons for the increase in harvest in such a situation include favorable agro-climatic conditions and a technological approach to harvesting. The Ministry of Economic Development lowered the forecast for the grain harvest in Russia by 2026 Data on grains is also provided. For most of them, all indicators are reduced. In particular, the total harvest decreased from 141.1 to 125.3 million tons on the same date a year earlier, the area - from 42.4 to 39.7 million hectares, and the yield - from 33.3 to 31.6 centners per hectare. Wheat harvest fell from 101.8 to 88.6, area - from 28.2 to 25.9, yield - from 36.1 to 34.1. In barley, the indicators decreased from 23.9 to 20.9, ...
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