In the Crimea agrarians harvested one million tons of grain and actually completed the harvesting campaign of early grain crops. This was announced by the head of the Republic Sergey Aksenov.

because Of the difficult weather conditions (dry winter and a cold spring) the farmers this year started harvesting later than usual – June 10. Average in the Republic the yield of early grain crops was 18.8 centners per hectare.

– today removed 563 thousand hectares, accounting for 97.3 percent of the harvest area, – said the head of the Crimea.

According to him, this figure was the result of coordinated work of farmers and authorities, as well as scale measures of the state support of the industry.

to meet the needs of the Republic, it is necessary about 300 thousand tons of grain.

Recall that the first in Russia, the harvest has finished the Krasnodar region, where the harvest this year exceeded 9.4 million of cereals and legumes.