As of September 26, all categories of agricultural households in Ukraine already harvested 45.1 mln tonnes of grains and pulses throughout the areas of 11.1 mln ha, or 72% of the forecast. The average yield totaled 4.08 t/ha, declared the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.
In particular, agrarians harvested 5.4 mln tonnes of corn throughout 899 thsd ha (18%), with the yield of 5.98 t/ha; 72 thsd tonnes of buckwheat throughout 54 thsd ha (80%), with the yield of 1.32 t/ha; and 138 thsd tonnes of millet throughout 74 thsd ha (82%), with the yield of 1.87 t/ha.
Also, agrarians harvested 9.6 mln tonnes of sunflower seed throughout the areas of 4.2 mln ha (71%), with the yield of 2.3 t/ha. At the same time, the production of soybeans reached 2 mln tonnes, with the yield of 2.34 t/ha, and the areas of 867 thsd ha (55%).
As of the reporting date, Ukraine started harvesting sugar beet, which areas already totaled 36 thsd ha or 17% of the forecast. The production volumes reached 1.6 mln tonnes, with the yield of 44.5 t/ha.
In addition, Ukraine planted winter grains throughout the areas of 2.9 mln ha, or 39% of the forecast. In particular, the areas under winter wheat totaled 2.6 mln ha (42% of the forecast), winter rye — 69 thsd ha (56%), and winter barley — 147 thsd ha (16%).