Sunflower seed yield to decline by 4-5% in Ukraine and Russia in 2020 – APK-Inform




According to APK-Inform, the yield of sunflower seed will decline to 2.56 t/ha in Ukraine in 2020, down 5% compared to 2019 due to dry weather conditions.

Sunflower seed production will grow slightly compared to the last year level and reach 16.2 mln tonnes, up 1% on extension of planted area by 6% to 6.4 mln ha.

At the same time, the yield of sunflower seed will decrease by 4% to 1.78 t/ha and crop by 5% to 14.8 mln tonnes in Russia in 2020.

More detailed information regarding production and export prospects of oilseeds in Black Sea countries you can get at 19th international conference Fat&Oil Inductry-2020 to be held in Odessa on September 30.