Altai Krai was in the top 10 regions in wheat production in 2014
Altai Krai was the top 10 regions of Russia in acreages and wheat crop page at the end of 2014.
Altai Krai is a region with the largest size of wheat acreage in 2014 - 2 271.9 thousand hectares. This is 9.0% of the total acres of crop of wheat in Russia. Also Rostov Oblast, Stavropol Krai, Orenburg Oblast, Omsk Oblast, Krasnodar Krai, Volgograd Oblast, Saratov Oblast, Novosibirsk Oblast and Chelyabinsk Oblast were in the top 10 regions in wheat acreages in 2014.
In this agricultural year the gross grain harvest amounted to 3.5 million tons in Altai Krai. More than 2 million tons were gathered of the total volume of wheat.
According to the Head of the region Alexander Karlin, the gross grain harvest provided a full load of grain processing industry in 2014, and created a seed fund for the harvest of 2015.