Grains production in Ukraine exceeded 20 mln tonnes




As of August 17, Ukraine harvested grains and pulses from 6.185 mln ha (or 57% of the plan), with production volumes at 27.26 mln tonnes and the average yield at 4.41 t/ha, reported the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy. 

Particularly, there were harvested:

  • wheat – from 4.38 mln ha (94%), with an average yield of 4.75 t/ha, and production at 20.82 mln tonnes;
  • barley – from 1.398 mln ha (94%), mln ha – 3.98 t/ha; production – 5.57 mln tonnes.

Also, as of reporting date, the harvesting of peas in Ukraine is almost completed, the production of which is estimated at 379.7 thsd tonnes with a yield of 2.49 t/ha. At the same time, the harvesting area under pulses is estimated at 152.22 thsd ha, which is 1% higher than the forecasted figure (150 thsd ha).

Rapeseed was harvested from 1.371 mln ha (96% of the plan), with production at 3.944 mln tonnes with the average yield at 2.88 t/ha.