Ukraine harvested over 49 mln tonnes of grains — Ministry of Agrarian Policy




As of October 4, all categories of agricultural households in Ukraine already harvested 49.3 mln tonnes of grains and pulses throughout the areas of 11.7 mln ha, or 77% of the forecast. The average yield totaled 4.2 t/ha, declared the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.

In particular, agrarians harvested 9.52 mln tonnes of corn throughout 1.545 mln ha (31%), with the yield of 6.16 t/ha; 76 thsd tonnes of buckwheat throughout 58 thsd ha (86%), with the yield of 1.31 t/ha; and 143 thsd tonnes of millet throughout 76 thsd ha (85%), with the yield of 1.88 t/ha.

Also, agrarians harvested 11.5 mln tonnes of sunflower seed throughout the areas of 4.876 mln ha (83%), with the yield of 2.36 t/ha. At the same time, the production of soybeans reached 2.49 mln tonnes, with the yield of 2.36 t/ha, and the areas of 1.06 mln ha (67%).

As of the reporting date, Ukraine continued harvesting sugar beet, which areas already totaled 63 thsd ha or 28% of the forecast. The production volumes reached 2.7 mln tonnes, with the yield of 43.1 t/ha.

In addition, Ukraine planted winter grains throughout the areas of 4.5 mln ha, or 62% of the forecast. In particular, the areas under winter wheat totaled 4 mln ha (65% of the forecast), winter rye — 87 thsd ha (71%), and winter barley — 388 thsd ha (42%).

In addition, Ukrainian agrarians planted winter rapeseed throughout 1.1 mln ha, or 96% of the plan.