The main crops grown in Russia as measured by area cultivated are wheat, barley, sunflower seed, oats, potatoes and rye. The largest share of arable is dedicated to wheat, which with 26.6 million hectares in harvested area in 2009 occupied 21.9% of all arable land in Russia (Graph 1).Click to see full answer. Beside this, what fruits and vegetables grow in Russia?Apples, bananas, oranges, mandarins and grapes are the most popular fruits in Russia. Potatoes are the most popular vegetable in Russia.Additionally, what does Russia produce the most of? Russia relies on energy revenues to drive most of its growth. Russia has an abundance of oil, natural gas and precious metals, which make up a major share of Russia’s exports. As of 2012, the oil-and-gas sector accounted for 16% of GDP, 52% of federal budget revenues and over 70% of total exports. Similarly, it is asked, is Russia good for farming? The 2014 devaluation of the rouble and imposition of sanctions spurred domestic production, and in 2016 Russia exceeded Soviet grain production levels, and in that year became the world’s largest exporter of wheat. In the last years Russia has emerged as a big agricultural power again.What animals are farmed in Russia?Cattle are the most common form of livestock except in the drier areas, where sheep and goats dominate. The third-largest category is pigs, which are raised in areas of European Russia and the Pacific coast that offer grain, potatoes, or sugar beets as fodder.