Moldova: over 1.2 million tons of wheat harvested

General production of wheat in Moldova reached 1.283 million tons, which exceeded the expected rate by almost 300 thousand tons, the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry declared. According to the announcement, the harvested areas under wheat in the country totaled 371 thousand ha with the average yield of 3.1 t/ha. In particular, milling wheat…

Ukraine: grain quality improvement determined by new information environment

Ukrainian grain business pays more and more attention to the latest information technologies and their role in competitiveness improvement on the global market. Information on grain quality, reputation of supplier/country of origin becomes the main factor of competitiveness and securing a foothold in markets. The new approach to market data interpretation will provide the expansion…

Russia: oilseed acreage revised

Federal State Statistic Service has changed its estimate of oilseeds acreage for the 2016/2017 crop. Correction was made for all oil crops to a greater or lesser degree. In this regard, production estimates were also revised. Some analysts give bold projections and work with close to record productivity, while others are more modest in their…

Russia: harvesting of grains and pulses

According to official data, as of August 8, farmers have threshed 17.663 million ha (37.4%) of grains and legumes against 15.6 million ha as of August 8, 2015. 62.526 MMT was harvested with average yield 3.54 MT/ha (48.414 MMT in 2015 with 3.1 MT/ha). Wheat was threshed from 11.745 million ha (42.4%) against 11.326 million…