Ukraine started harvesting sunflower seed

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APK-Inform

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As of August 25, Ukrainian farmers harvested 23.5 thsd ha of sunflower seed area or 1% of a plan. Production volume reached 18.8 thsd tonnes with an average yield of 0.8 t/ha, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy informed.

Farmers harvested grains and pulses throughout 6.6 mln ha or 59% of the plan. Production volume reached 25.3 mln tonnes with an average yield of 3.84 t/ha.

Particularly, they harvested:

  • 4.6 mln ha of wheat (98% of plan), crop reached 18.8 mln tonnes so far with yield of 4.08 t/ha;
  • 1.6 mln ha of barley (99%; 5.5 mln tonnes, 3.46 t/ha);
  • 108.8 thsd ha of peas (98%; 246.1 thsd tonnes, 2.26 t/ha);
  • 1.6 thsd ha of buckwheat (1%; 2 thsd tonnes, 1.32 t/ha);
  • 4.1 thsd ha of millet (9%; 9.1 thsd tonnes, 2.19 t/ha).

Moreover, farmers have already reaped 3.1 mln tonnes of rapeseed with the yield of 2.84 t/ha throughout 1.085 mln ha (99%).

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