As of July 22, agrarians of Ukraine harvested grains and pulses throughout 3.4 mln ha or 22% of the plan. The production volumes reached 14.1 mln tonnes with the average yield of 4.18 t/ha, informed the press-service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food.
According to State Custom Service of Ukraine, since the beginning of 2021/22 MY and as of July 23 Ukraine exported 1.662 mln tonnes of grains and pulses, up by 548 thsd tonnes year-on-year, reported the press-service of Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.
The Ministry of Agriculture of Russia maintains its forecast of grain production in 2021 at 127.4 mln tonnes, including 81 mln tonnes of wheat, declared the Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Oksana Lut on June 20. “The Ministry maintains its grain crop forecast at 127.4 mln tonnes, it is our basic forecast. Despite some weather problems we expect that some regions will harvest more than we predicts. But some regions will harvest less grain. Thus, we maintain our forecast. Probably, we will correct our expectations at the middle of the harvesting campaign”, - she said.