The area of spring grain crops sown in Russia has been increased by 600 hectares.
According to the National Agrarian Agency, now 29.6 million hectares are sown - 100.9% of the planned. Last year 29 million hectares were sown.
Wheat accounts for most of the fields - 13.1 million hectares, 9.1 million hectares of sunflower and 7.4 million hectares of barley.
The area of rice crops is 3.7 thousand hectares, 3 million of corn.
Soybean is sown on 2.8 million hectares.
There have already been sown 1.062 million hectares of sugar beet - nearly 90 thousand hectares more than last year.
It is noted that spring sowing in Russia is 99.8% complete - 51.4 million hectares are sown. In 2020, 50.1 million hectares were sown by this date.
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Author: Maria Buzanakova