Ukraine harvested more than 30 mln tonnes of grain

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APK-Inform

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As of September 28, the harvesting campaign of grains and pulses in Ukraine was conducted through 6.972 mln ha (64% of the forecast). With the average yield at 43.7 q/ha, the production reached 30.467 mln tonnes, reported the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy of Ukraine with reference to the operational information on the harvesting campaign progress.

In terms of crop, as of reporting date, farmers collected:

  • wheat – 22.204 mln tonnes from 4.693 mln ha (yield — 47,3 q/ha);
  • barley – 5.863 mln tonnes from 1.505 mln ha (yield — 39 q/ha);
  • corn – 793.2 thsd tonnes from 146.5 thsd ha (yield — 54,2 q/ha);
  • buckwheat – 157.8 thsd tonnes from 109.4 thsd ha (yield — 14,4 q/ha);
  • millet – 139.9 thsd tonnes from 64.2 thsd ha (yield — 21,8 q/ha).

Oilseeds were collected as follows:

  • sunflower seeds – 5.031 mln tonnes from 2.194 mln ha (yield — 22,9 q/ha);
  • rapeseed – 4.003 mln tonnes from 1.396 mln ha (yield — 28,7 q/ha);
  • soybeans – 2.205 mln tonnes from 860.5 thsd ha (yield — 25,6 q/ha).

Sugar beet harvesting is also ongoing and farmers collected 2.29 mln tonnes from 49.6 thsd ha with a yield of 462.2 q/ha.

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