Record harvest of buckwheat is in Altai Krai
This year, Altai farmers harvesrted about 550 thousand tons of buckwheat, this is a record harvest and recorded for the first time in the history of cultivation of this crop in the region.
Altai Krai tops the list of regions producing buckwheat in Russia. the region consistently has a leading position in the top 10 regions in the production of this crop. Last year, Altai Krai accounted for 43% of all volume of processed buckwheat in Russia. According to experts, this year, given the record harvest, this share exceeds 50%.
Increased the planting of buckwheat, agricultural producers of the region harvested 34.1% more than in 2015 in this season.