J. V. Stalin


ON THE GRAIN FRONT

From a Talk to
Students of the Institute of Red Professors
,
the Communist Academy and the Sverdlov University
May 28, 1928



Pravda, No. 127,
June 2, 1928



Based on J. V. Stalin, Works,
Foreign Languages Publishing House,
Moscow, 1954

Vol. 11, pp. 85-101.





Gross Grain
Production

Marketable Grain
( i. e., not consumed
in the countryside)



Millions
of poods


Per
cent


Millions
of poods


Per
cent

Percentage
of market-
able grain



Pre-war



1.
2.
3.
 

Landlords .   .   .   .   .
Kulaks .  .   .   .   .   .
Middle and poor
peasants .   .   .   .   .

  600
1,900
 
2,500

 12.0
 38.0
 
 50.0

 281.6
 650.0
 
 369.0

 21.6
 50.0
 
 28.4

47.0
34.0
 
14.7




Total  .   .   . 

5,000

100.0

1,300.6

100.0

26.0



Post-war
(1926-27)


1.
 
2.
3.
 

State farms and
collective farms .   .   .
Kulaks .  .   .   .   .   .
Middle and poor
peasants .   .   .   .   .


  80.0
617.0
 
4,052.0  


    1.7
 13.0
 
 85.3


 37.8
126.0
 
466.2


  6.0
 20.0
 
 74.0


47.2
20.0
 
11.2




Total  .   .   . 

4,749.0  

100.0

630.0

100.0

13.3