Ukraine almost completed the harvesting campaign of early grains — Ministry of Agrarian Policy




As of August 16, all categories of Ukrainian agricultural households already harvested 38.5 mln tonnes of early grains and pulses throughout the areas of 9.8 mln ha, or 99% of the forecast. The average yield totaled 3.91 t/ha, declared the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.

In particular, Ukraine harvested wheat throughout the areas of 6.7 mln ha (99% of the forecast), and produced 28.2 mln tonnes of the grain, with the average yield of 4.19 t/ha. At the same time, barley areas totaled 2.59 mln ha (99%), with the harvest at 9 mln tonnes, and the yield — 3.49 t/ha.

In addition, Ukrainian agrarians continued harvesting rye — 115 thsd ha (98%). The production volumes totaled 318 thsd tonnes, with the yield of 2.77 t/ha. At the same time, agrarians harvested 384 thsd tonnes of oats throughout 155 thsd ha (85%), with the yield of 2.47 t/ha.

As of the reporting date, the production volumes of rapeseed totaled 3.1 mln tonnes, while the oilseed harvested areas reached 1.25 mln ha (99%), and the yield — 2.49 t/ha.

As of the reporting date, 19 oblasts of Ukraine planted winter rapeseed throughout the areas of 278 thsd ha, or 26% of the forecast (1.1 mln ha).