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Krasnodar region to harvest 1 million tons of rice

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Deputy Governor of the Krasnodar region Andrey Korobka said, the region plans to harvest 1 000 000 tons of rice in 2016.
"I think that we will manage to beat the record, which was in the 80-ies. Then this record performance was achieved together with Adygea, but this year we want to achieve it only by Kuban", — he said in an interview with RBC Yug.

Kuban is the leading rice-producing region in Russia. In 2015, 945 thousand tons of rice were harvested . This was 2% more than in 2014. The average yield in 2015 made up of about 70 centners per hectare. The maximum yield – 80 centners per hectare.

Source: RBC-Yug