Ukraine harvested over 13 mln tonnes of grains — Ministry of Agrarian Policy




As of July 10, Ukrainian agrarians already harvested early grains and pulses throughout the areas of 3.9 mln ha, or 40% of the forecast, and produced 13.1 mln tonnes of new crop grains, reported the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.

In particular, the production volumes of wheat reached 8.6 mln tonnes, with the harvested areas of 2.5 mln ha (37% of the forecast), and the production of barley totaled 4.1 mln tonnes, while the areas — 1.2 mln ha (49%). Also, Ukraine harvested 5 thsd tonnes of rye throughout 2 thsd ha (2%), and 2 thsd tonnes of oats throughout 1 thsd ha (1%). At the same time, agrarians harvested 447 thsd tonnes of peas throughout 204 thsd ha (71%).

In addition, agrarians continued harvesting rapeseed: as of the reporting date, the oilseed production totaled 1.4 mln tonnes, the harvested areas — 649 thsd ha (50%), and the yield — 2.16 t/ha.