Ukraine almost completed harvesting peas and rapeseed — Ministry of Agrarian Policy




As of August 2, all categories of Ukrainian agricultural households harvested peas throughout the areas of 258 thsd ha, or 98% of the forecast, with the average yield of 2.28 t/ha, and produced 590 thsd tonnes of the crop. Also, the production volumes of rapeseed totaled 3 mln tonnes. The oilseed harvested areas reached 1.2 mln ha (98%), and its average yield — 2.45 t/ha, declared the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.

At the same time, as of the reporting date Ukraine harvested wheat throughout 6.1 mln ha (90% of the forecast), and produced 24.9 mln tonnes of the grain, with the average yield of 4.06 t/ha. At the same time, barley areas totaled 2.4 mln ha (91%), with the harvest at 8 mln tonnes, and the yield — 3.35 t/ha. Also, Ukrainian agrarians continued harvesting rye. As of the reporting date, the harvested areas reached 72 thsd ha (62%). The production volumes totaled 196 thsd tonnes, with the yield of 2.74 t/ha. In addition, agrarians harvested 172 thsd tonnes of oats throughout 67 thsd ha (37%), with the yield of 2.58 t/ha.

Generally, Ukraine harvested 33.8 mln tonnes of early grains and pulses throughout 8.9 mln ha (89%).