Ukraine started harvesting sunflower seed




Ukraine has started harvesting sunflower seed, informs the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food.

As of August 26, Ukrainian farmers harvested 9 thsd tonnes of the oilseed with the yield of 2 t/ha throughout 0.1% of the planned area.

Besides, agrarians of Ukraine harvested 44.39 mln tonnes of grains and pulses with the average yield of 4.4 t/ha throughout 63.3% of the plan.

In particular, agrarians harvested 32.518 mln tonnes of wheat with the yield of 4.62 t/ha throughout 99.4% of the area. Also, Ukraine harvested 10.085 mln tonnes of barley with the yield of 4.1 t/ha throughout 99.5% of the area, 7.8 thsd tonnes of buckwheat with the yield of 1.16 t/ha throughout 7.9% of the plan and 19.9 thsd tonnes of millet with the yield of 1.7 t/ha throughout 15% of the plan.

Additionally, farmers harvested 2.79 mln tonnes of rapeseed with the yield of 2.77 t/ha throughout 99.5% of the area.