As of November 16, Ukraine produced 54.6 mln tonnes of grains




As of November 16, 2011, Ukraine produced 54.68 mln tonnes of grains, reported the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food.

According to the announcement, agrarians harvested grains and leguminous crops throughout the areas of 14.88 mln ha, or 97% of the forecast. The average yield of these crops in the country totaled 36.7 c/ha against 28.4 c/ha last year.

Agrarians harvested 19.09 mln tonnes of maize throughout 3.012 mln ha (87% of the forecast). The average yield totaled 61.1 c/ha, as opposed to 45.8 c/ha in 2010.

Ukraine also produced 2.23 mln tonnes of soybean throughout the areas of 1.1 mln ha (98%). The average yield totaled 20.3 c/ha, as opposed to 16.1 c/ha in 2010.

The expected production volumes of grains of the harvest-2011 will total nearly 54 mln tonnes.