Ukraine continues harvesting corn, sunflower

Source

APK-Inform

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As of September 30, Ukrainian farmers harvested grains and pulses throughout 6.814 mln ha or 61% of the plan. Production volume reached 26.1 mln tonnes with an average yield of 3.83 t/ha, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy informed.

Particularly, they harvested:

  • 4.7 mln ha of wheat (99% of plan), crop reached 19.2 mln tonnes so far with yield of 4.1 t/ha;
  • 1.6 mln ha of barley (100%; 5.5 mln tonnes, 3.47 t/ha);
  • 109.4 thsd ha of peas (98%; 250.7 thsd tonnes, 2.29 t/ha);
  • 39.4 thsd ha of corn for grain (0.9%; 152.8 thsd tonnes, 3.87 t/ha);
  • 52.5 thsd ha of buckwheat (45%; 76.7 thsd tonnes, 1.46 t/ha);
  • 32.8 thsd ha of millet (73%; 73.7 thsd tonnes, 2.25 t/ha).

Moreover, farmers harvested 943 thsd ha of sunflower seed area (20%). Production volume reached 1.565 mln tonnes with the average yield of 1.66 t/ha. Agrarians reaped 153 thsd ha of soybean. Production volume reached 375 thsd tonnes of with the yield of 2.45 t/ha. Rapeseed crop totaled 3.1 mln tonnes harvested from 1.1 mln ha with the yield of 2.88 t/ha.

Farmers harvested 1 mln tonnes of sugar beet with the yield of 48.4 t/ha reaped from 21.3 thsd ha (12%).

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