Russian Ministry of Agriculture report that as of November 12, soya harvest stood at 3.2mmt, up 14% on the same period last year (2.8mmt in 2015).
This year's total soya crop will be a record with an average yield of 1.55mt/ha (1.43mt/ha in 2015).
The total grain harvest stands at 125.5mmt of in bunker weight, 15% more than the same period last year (108.8mmt in 2015).
Breakdown of the harvest is wheat 75.9, barley 19.1mmt, corn 14.9, rice 1.3mmt, sunflower 11.3mmt and canola 1.1mmt.
The potato harvest is 6.9mmt, sugar beet 51.1mmt,and vegetables 4.2mmt.
Winter crop plantings is 17.4mha or 100.1% of the forecast which compares to 16.3mha in 2015.