Ukraine harvested 11 mln tonnes of sunflower seed, 7 mln tonnes of corn




As of October 13, Ukrainian farmers harvested 52.06 mln tonnes of grains and pulses with the yield of 4.48 t/ha throughout 11.6 mln ha, informs the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food.

All oblasts of Ukraine continue harvesting corn. Farmers harvested 6.92 mln tonnes of corn with the yield of 5.75 t/ha throughout 1.2 mln ha (14.4% of the plan).

Agrarians harvested 94.8 thsd tonnes of buckwheat with the yield of 1.31 t/ha throughout 72.3 thsd ha (86%) and 166.8 thsd tonnes of millet with the yield of 2.33 t/ha throughout 71.7 thsd ha (92%).

Additionally, agrarians harvested 10.91 mln tonnes of sunflower seed with the yield of 2.31 t/ha throughout 4.72 mln ha (73%), 2.01 mln tonnes of soybean with the yield of 2.57 t/ha throughout 783.7 thsd ha (61%).