Russia: over 90% of winter crops areas were in good and satisfactory condition — Ministry of Agriculture


To date, the condition of winter crops areas in Russia was estimated as good and satisfactory throughout 91.5% of the plan, reported the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation on February 12.

According to the announcement, to date agrarians started actively preparing for holding the spring grains planting campaign.

In the current year, the general planted areas under agricultural crops in Russia will reach 80.5 mln ha, an increase of 1.2 mln ha compared with last year. Soybeans, rapeseed, sugar beet, potatoes, vegetables and forage crops will cover the additional areas.