Ukraine harvested nearly 40 mln tonnes of grain and 10 mln tonnes of sunflower seed

Source

APK-Inform

21998

As of October 19, Ukraine harvested grains and pulses from 8.275 mln ha (76% of the plan). With the yield at 4.74 t/ha, the production volume reached 39.228 mln tonnes. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy of Ukraine.

Particularly, farmers harvested grains as follows:

  • corn – from 1.377 mln ha (34%), yield — 6.74 t/ha, production – 9.282 mln tonnes;
  • buckwheat – from 136.6 thsd ha (97%), yield — 14,9 t/ha, production – 203,6 thsd tonnes;
  • millet – from 77.4 thsd ha (93%), yield — 2.1 t/ha, production – 162,4 thsd tonnes.

Oilseeds were harvested as follows:

  • sunflowe seed – from 4.357 mln ha (86%), yield — 2.34 t/ha, production – 10.21 mln tonnes;
  • soybeans – from 1.641 mln ha (91%), yield — 2.58 t/ha, production – 4.24 mln tonnes.

Sugar beet harvesting is also underway – 5.91 mln tonnes were harvested from 125.3 thsd ha (50%) with a yield of 47.19 t/ha.

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