As of July 4, Russian agrarians continued harvesting grains and pulses. Agrarians harvested grain crops throughout the areas of 1.4 million ha (in 2015 – 0.7 million ha) and produced nearly 6 million tons of grains, with the average yield of 4.27 t/ha (in 2015 – 2.7 million tons with the yield of 3.85 t/ha), the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation reported.
In particular, in the Southern Federal District agrarians harvested grains and pulses throughout nearly 0.6 million ha. The produced volumes reached 3 million tons of grains, with the average yield of 4.94 t/ha.
The North Caucasian District harvested 2.5 million tons of grains throughout 0.6 million ha. The yield totaled 4.09 t/ha. (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)