October 17, 17:40 Source: APK-Inform Views: 560

Ukraine harvested over 45 mln tonnes of grains - Ministry of Agrarian Policy

As of October 17, Ukraine harvested 45.822 mln tonnes of grains throughout the areas of 11.718 mln ha (80% of the plan). The average yield totaled 3.91 t/ha, declared the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.

In particular, agrarians harvested buckwheat throughout 159 thsd ha (87%), and produced 177 thsd tonnes of the grain. The average yield totaled 1.12 t/ha.

As of the reporting date, agrarians harvested 78 thsd tonnes of millet throughout 53 thsd ha (94%), with the yield at 1.47 t/ha.

Agricultural producers continued harvesting corn for grain, and already produced 7.847 mln tonnes. The harvested areas reached 1.757 mln ha (39%), with the yield at 4.47 t/ha.

In addition, Ukraine harvested 10.066 mln tonnes of sunflower seed throughout 5.177 mln ha (87%), with the average yield at 1.94 t/ha. The production volumes of soybeans reached 2.561 mln tonnes, the yield - 1.84 t/ha, and the harvested areas - 1.389 mln ha (70%).

Also, Ukrainian agrarians planted winter grains for the harvest-2018 throughout 6.055 mln ha (84% of the plan). In particular, the planted areas under winter wheat totaled 5.351 mln ha (87%), winter barley - 567 thsd ha (61%), and rye - 137 thsd ha (85%). Agrarians already planted winter rapeseed throughout 830 thsd ha (107%).


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