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  • 16 Apr 2021, 11:05

As of April 15, Russian farmers planted spring agricultural crops throughout the general areas of 1.7 mln ha or 3.4% of the forecast, declared the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation.

Russia planted spring grains throughout 1.2 mln ha

In particular, farmers planted spring grains throughout 1.2 mln ha or 4.1% of the forecasted area, including wheat - 155.5 thsd ha or 1.2% of the forecast, barley - 568.1 thsd ha or 7.4%, corn for grain - 2.8 thsd ha or 0.1%.

Farmers planted spring rapeseed throughout 6.7 thsd ha or 0.5% of the plan, sunflower seed - 70.2 thsd ha or 0.8%.

As of the reporting date, farmers planted sugar beet throughout 117.2 thsd ha or 11% of the plan.

In addition, agrarians applied additional fertilizers to winter grains throughout 11.5 mln ha or 59.4% of the planted area.