In the Altai region, farmers lost 700 million rubles due to drought
Барнаул, Altai Krai, Russia
30 Jul 2020
The emergency was declared on July 10 due to drought and crop loss. According to the regional Ministry of Agriculture, crops in the region have completely burned on an area of more than 155,000 hectares. Direct damage to agricultural producers exceeded 700 million rubles, and the cost of the lost harvest is estimated at ten billion rubles.